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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)

That Luang Road, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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A 24-carat, 45-meter high Buddhist shrine.
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That Luang Road, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It was bigger than I have expected, I have never seen something quite like it. We paid 50 baht for two to get in. You can walk around the stupa take really cool photos. I highly recommend it.

Thank Tan D
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It is the main point of interest in Vientiane. A big and shining golden stupa, with a beautiful temple nearby. Constructed in the 16th century, it is a real masterpiece of Lao architecture, and a national symbol of the country. You may spend here about...More

Thank HappyEstray
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Slightly out of the historical centre, Pha That Luang is very beautiful & we got some lovely photos. There is also a massive reclining Buddha just next door which is worth a visit.

Thank modesto700
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I have been there a few times now and I guess I will go back. It is a beautiful place and it is one of Laos most important national monument and a national symbol. First time I went I spent most of the time in...More

Thank hassi70
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I have been many time to visit the place. Be careful, it is close after 16:00 H. I like this peaceful place in the middle of Vientiane. Many small stalls around to buy some souvenir. Have a look on the temples around which are amazing....More

Thank Sunan_Merret
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Good to see once, I personally preferred the buildings around the temple, very beautiful. Not that much to see but you have to go there one time if you want to do the tour of the few main monuments of Vientiane. Quite far from city...More

Thank Gilbert_Sin_Barrier
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

There wasn't really so much to see. It looks nice from distance but it's not so great from near. I think the statue in front of that stupa was more interesting than that stupa itself.

Thank 440teemuh
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Stupa looks very impressive from a distance but once you get close, and particularly once you have paid (5000 kip) to get inside the perimeter wall, it is less impressive - much missing gold paint and parts look dilapidated. The relics lining the walkway adjacent...More

Thank driverg
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This stupa is entirely covered with gold-like plate which makes it shine brightly in the sun. You won't explore for hours as the place isn't very big. But it is worthwhile to come here (since it also isn't far away from the city-centre). Make sure...More

Thank Dryanta
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Third read one other better temples I have seen. In addition to being fairly well preserved, there Monks were working harder to maintain and restore various deductions than any temple I had previously visited. There are also some beautiful peacocks there and a few monkeys...More

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Response from Lucy N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't remember but there are lots around the complex
8 December 2016|
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Response from UV1951 | Reviewed this property |
you can review my pictures and see the Scaffolding around.
29 October 2016|
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Response from T S | Reviewed this property |
They are trying to complete the renovation by 12-14 November which is the date of the That Luang festival.