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Wat Si Saket

Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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This temple contains 6,840 Buddha images of gold, silver and bronze.
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  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
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“oldest temple” (33 reviews)
“buddha images” (27 reviews)
Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum boasts of more than 10,000 Buddha images, some ancient and broken, displayed on the ground and walls surrounding the central Sim temple. Admission charged 10,000 Kip. No photography inside the Sim with the main Buddha image. Unfortunately, the site is a major stop...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple was interesting especially the paintings, they are raising money to repair. 10,000kip per person entrance which they say goes towards repairs, on all 4 sides are old statues of buddhas.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is reported to be the only Wat left standing by the invading Thai's in 1827 - it was built only a few years earlier and is in Siamese style architectural which is perhaps why it survived? - this now houses in the cloister walls...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked around this temple while doing a city tour on a tuk tuk. It's one of many wonderful temples in Vientiane, however they all have similarities and each have unique attributes. This one is probably a must see if you have not seen any and...More

Thank Davo_T_B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is ho Pra tai meaning the place to keep Buddhism teaching (like bible), which was the only one temple that has not been burning from the war with Siam at that time. I do recommend to have a bit if reading as there are...More

Thank 10th
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

not a wat with the religious feeling. 10.000 laks/ ticket. anyway it's on the way to see other attractions un Vientiane so ok, just have a look

Thank chu t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's centrally located. The most interesting to see is hundreds of Buddha statue. The ticket fee is kip 10.000.

Thank meteor101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While nothing extraordinary at first glance, there is a certain soothing flavor to Wat Si Saket. While tourists do visit, they are sporadic and disappear as fast as they appear. Highly recommend taking your time in Vientiane's oldest surviving Wat.

Thank ptrav9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I respect the history of the temple but there are not much to see in reality. The arcade is full of Budhas and the centre temple is in need of restoration.

Thank Ana Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is located about ten minutes walk from the central bus station. The entrance fee fro foreigner is 10,000 kips. There is over a thousands of Buddha in the temple. Some of them has been damaged. The whole structure of the temple is beautiful. I...More

Thank Wingc633
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