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Wat Mai Suwannapumaram

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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
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This early 19th-century temple was deemed to beautiful to destroy by the...

This early 19th-century temple was deemed to beautiful to destroy by the Chinese Haw.

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The temple is in a great location and is a place to get an insight into the Laosian Culture. The lack of information about the temple on sight is over-shadowed by the beautiful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
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Tromso, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small Wat in the city centre. After seeing dozens of Wats, I don't find this one of special interest, but it is ok. 10k kip entrance fee.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

As with most of the temples in Laung Pranang, this one is quite small but because of it's easy access I went and took a few photos.

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Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

It was located in town and donation as entrance fee was encouraged to help in the upkeep of the temple.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This temple is a must for anyone visiting Luang prabang! We thought this was one of the best temples in the whole town.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Unique by its size, architecture and atmosphere. It has to be absolutely visited when staying in the city of Luang Prabang

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The temple is in a great location and is a place to get an insight into the Laosian Culture. The lack of information about the temple on sight is over-shadowed by the beautiful design. The roof is particularly beautiful. I would recommend bringing a camera and walking shoes for this temple that only requires about 15 minutes to explore.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Pay a ticket price of 10,000 kips (USD 1.25) and enjoy this beautiful Wat for its intricate carvings. Right next to the morning market and just before the royal palace, this place is well located and should not be missed.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful, the roof, the statues of Bhudda and have a very small place what there are a big statue and a wonderful atmosphere inside

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

This place is easy to find andv nice place to visit and take a photo. Pay the entrance fee for visiting here.

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Near the Royal Palace, worth a visit, if like us you enjoy beautiful temples. The area has many attractions, including the night market and old quarter, We stayed in a nearby guesthouse, loved our time in Luang Prabang.

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