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.

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Buddha Park

Wat Si Muang

Wat Chom Si

Wat Phou

Wat Xieng Thong

Wat Si Saket

Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan

Haw Pha Kaew

Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham

Wat Choum Khong

Wat Pa Phai

Wat Sene

Wat Aham

Wat Wisunarat

Wat Manolom

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


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