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That Luang, Vientiane Overview

This is one of the most sacred sites of this place. The stupa placed in this temple was established in the year 1566 when the capital was moved from Luang Prabhang to Vientian.

This place is known to be built in the third century however the stupa is known to be placed in the year 1566 when the capital of Laos was changed to Vientiane due to the fear of Burmese invasion. This stupa had been subjected to numerous attacks and has been hampered many times, however it was finally restored in the year 1963. This stupa is known to contain a bone as well as hair of Lord Budha and is known to be spread across three floors.This place is also known to host the famous Luang festival every year.

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