The 21 Most Beautiful Temples in Laos

Mt Phou Si a Luang Prabang | © Peverus/Flickr
Mt Phou Si a Luang Prabang | © Peverus/Flickr
Laos is home to hundreds of temples paying homage to the Buddha and housing monks, novices and nuns. These splendid places of worship are well worth a visit. If you haven’t booked a flight to Laos yet, looking at these 21 beautiful temples just might convince you.

That Luang

Pha That Luang © Benh LIEU SONG/Flickr

Buddha Park

Buddha Park © Nick Hubbard/Flickr

Wat Si Muang

Wat Si Muang © damien_farrell/Flickr

Wat Chom Si

Wat Chom Si © McKay Savage/WikiCommons

Wat Phou

Wat Phou © Ken Marshall/Flickr

Wat Xieng Thong

Wat Xieng Thong © McKay Savage/WikiCommons

Wat Si Saket

Wat Si Saket © Papa November/WikiCommons

Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan

Wat Ong Teu © Stefan Fussan/WikiCommons

Haw Pha Kaew

Haw Phra Kaew © Dan Searle/WikiCommons

Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham

Wat Mai © Phillip Maiwald/WikiCommons

Wat Choum Khong

Wat Choum Khong © Allie_Caulfield/Flickr

Wat Pa Phai

Wat Pa Phai © Allie Caulfield/WikiCommons

Wat Sene

Wat Sene © Jean-Marie Hullot/WikiCommons

Wat Aham

Wat Aham © Allie_Caulfield/Flickr

Wat Wisunarat

Vat Wisunarat © Benh LIEU SONG/WikiCommons

Wat Manolom

Wat Manorom © Iwan Gabovitch/Flickr

Santi Chedi

Phrathat Khong Santi Chedi © Iwan Gabovitch/Flickr

Wat Long Khun

Vat Longkhoune © Alcyon/WikiCommons

Wat Chom Phet

Wat Chom Phet © Alcyon/WikiCommons

Wat Nam Kaew Luang


That Ing Hang

That Ing Hang © tango7174/WikiCommons

Haven’t had your fill of Theravada Buddhist temples? Check out these beauties in Laos’ neighbor, Thailand.