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.
About Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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