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Laos Tours to mysterious Wats

Laos Tours to mysterious Wats


Tourism in Laos is increasingly developed nowadays. Although the country has zero kilometer of coastline or variety of marine species and wonderful islands, it still attracts hundreds of tourists by unique Wats, also called temples such as Phra Keo, Wat Sisaket. Annually, Laos Tour is taken place to bring these famous temples to the whole world. Some information of the following prominent temples will help you to discern more about the culture going beyond all expectations.

Haw Phra Kaew

The first should-not-miss wat in your Laos holiday is Wat Phra Kaew. Visiting Phra Kaew Temple, you will be trapped by a world of sculptured artworks and valuable and rare artifacts covered by gold, silver and sparkling colorful jades. Wat Phra Kaew is not only a place where Buddha statue is worshipped, but also a museum of Lao Taoisms artworks. In Vientiane, Wat Phra Kaew is an important and renowned just after That Luang.

Wat Si Saket

The next temples in the lines of Lao Wats is Wat Si Saket. The temple is placed on Setthathirath Street, near Lane Xang main road. Wat Si Saket is the temple still remaining its origin from 1818 under the dynasty of King Chao Anou. Taking a trip to this temple, you will be impressed by lobbies with walls decorated by over 2000 rare bronze, wood, ceramic images of Buddha. The total number of Buddha Statues is 6840 valuable and rare ones in all sizes.

Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan

The third Wat recommended in Laos Tour Packages is Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan. The temple is also situated on Setthathirath. The Wat Ong Teu Temple catches the fancy of visitors by its biggest bronze Buddha Statue in Vientiane. the name Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan means Temple of Heavy Buddha. In the ground of the Temple, there is Sangha Buddhist school in which Monks come to study about Buddhism.

Wat Si Muang

Last but not least is Wat Si Muang. The temple is located in the eastern entrance to the Vientiane center, on the road leading from the Friendship Bridge to Thailand. This temple reflexes the clarity of the combination between Buddhism and primitive religion of Laos. Visiting this temple, you have chance to listen to many legends of the Wat Si Muang Temple. The legend told most is that Si Muang is the name of a pregnant woman 300 years ago. The local people built this temple to worship and remind her. Once coming to Vientiane, you should drop by this temple to receive luck as told in traditional custom.

Popping in such temples in Laos is an amazing experience in your Laos Tours. Not only can you discover the special features of Lao architecture in these temples, but also its culture and people of the beautiful small country.

Source: AloTrip

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