The grounds are nice, and I enjoyed to mosaic stories on the success of the buildings, otherwise, I didn't find it exceptional compared to other wats. The entrance fee is 20,000 per person.
About Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong)
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The Golden City Temple is the main attraction of Luang Prabang, and rightfully so. The place is very peaceful and homes large Buddhas and his story is painted on the walls of the temple. The place is very clean and the area is free from...More
It is a must when visiting Luang Prabang. I suggest to start with this and then get lost in the city and enjoy the hidden pagoda's. It is also a very refreshing breath of air during the crazy sun.
This was the highlight for me. It may look like gaudy Las Vegas, but its just a gorgeous place to explore around, visit the insides, admire unique decorations and enjoy the atmosphere. Truly best place to see in Luang Prabang and the best temple in...More
This is a big campus which includes not only the Wat Xieng Thong but also smaller buildings, some for prayer and larger buildings, some as dormitories for the monks. There is also a souvenir shop on the plaza. Because it is large it requires a...More
Located in the river bank of Mekong River, this temple (Wat aka. Vihara aka. Vat) is one of the oldest and astonishing Buddhist temples in Luang Prabang. The temple is like common Therevada's temple consists a beautiful prayer room (dhammasala), monastery (Kuti) and with a...More