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Half day Buddha Park and Textile Village (WAVING VILLAGE NOT AVAILABLE ON SUNDAY) including Lunch

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Stop At: Buddha Park, Thanon Tha Deua, Vientiane Laos

Buddha park, It was built in 1958 by Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat, a monk who studied both Buddhism and Hinduism. This explains why his park is full not only of Buddha images but also of Hindu gods as well as demons and animals from both beliefs. The most outstanding ones include Indra, the king of Hindu gods riding the three-headed elephant (aka Erawan and Airavata), a four-armed deity sitting on a horse and an artistic deity with 12 faces and many hands, each holding interesting objects. They are all equally impressive not only because of their enormous size but because they are full of interesting details and interesting motifs. There is a local eatery and café offering food and drinks to tourists at one end of the park right next to the Mekong River that makes a great spot to chill after all the walking and climbing. Among the popular snacks are papaya salad, fried bananas and cold Lao beer. It also has a souvenir shop and restrooms. There is a small fee for entering the park as well as for photography.

Textile village: Lao Textiles was founded in 1990. It is located in a refurbished French colonial mansion three blocks from the Mekong River in downtown Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Detail of hands at loom.There, Carol blends her own artistry with ancient local techniques and traditions to create contemporary woven art. The team of predominantly female weavers use hybrid looms, which Carol designed herself, to produce intricate brocade, ikat and tapestry textiles. The hand-crafted pieces are labors of love. Wall hangings often take four months to complete; on the most complex designs only two centimeters are woven per day.

Duration: 4 hours
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at your hotel in vientiane center city, please mention the name and address of your hotel
Departure Time
8:30 am
Duration
4h
Return Details
Come back to original pick up place.
Inclusions
  • 1. Transfer
  • 2. Lunch
  • 3. English-speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Buddha Park
Exclusions
  • 1. Gratuities (optional)
  • 2. Personal expenses
  • 3. Other services not mentioned above.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rates applies only when sharing with paying adults
  • Infant rates appply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking
  • A maximum of 15 people per booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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