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Vientiane City Pillar Shrine

Rue Setthathirat Street | near Wat Si Muang, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Some Buddha statue and great shrine....

I was here and many wedding couple pose for pre-wedding picture. The Shrine has beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sigitpramono
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Tacked away in a quiet place

Small temple at the outskirts of the city, close to Don Chan Palace hotel,, that houses the City... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ts_nick
,
Bangkok, Thailand
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Rue Setthathirat Street | near Wat Si Muang, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was here and many wedding couple pose for pre-wedding picture. The Shrine has beautiful architecture and many Buddha statues. It is recommended place to be visited during travel in Vientiane city.

Thank Sigitpramono
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small temple at the outskirts of the city, close to Don Chan Palace hotel,, that houses the City Pillar

Thank ts_nick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Semi attractive edifice not far from Wat Si Muang on main road into town...worth a short stop for a picture or two. Colorful, if nothing else and a break from the hot sun. Strange name, cause its not a pillar!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We came past this on a self conducted walking tour - it was not on my Map Guide 2017 brochure and as with most Laos 'attractions' there was no info on the site - thank goodness for the web! - newly constructed and completed in...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 1 June 2017

These are all new structures as they were damaged and made recently, though the base is still original.

Thank indrajit1405
Reviewed 16 May 2017

In all places I visited my first point of attention is the design of the structure. Just like this shrine, I was fascinated by its architectural design as well as other things there at that showcases their religion or belief.

Thank du1fcp
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is convenient to visit, is beautifully decorated, and has interesting artefacts inside, but there are no explanations for anything, so it is of limited interest to foreign visitors.

Thank fspon
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Vientiane City Pillar Shrine is historical monument showing cultural heritage of Laotian people. It also shows local architecture of Laos. If you love to see local heritage and architecture, then you will surely love this place. The place calm and soothing.

Thank harish_gd
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This shrine is conveniently located next to Simeung Wat and i-cat gallery. It is small but so lovely. The artifacts they have preserved inside are amazing, discovered during the excavation and the very reason for building the temple. It would be a richer experience if...More

Thank LusakaSushidog
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Pillar Shrine is interesting for local people but there is not much to see and of minor interest for foreign visitors

Thank bruno123452015
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