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Wat Sensoukaram

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Address: Sakkarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Came across this temple by accident whilst we were looking for a particular shop. still very much in use to date with monks still around and doing their everyday worship.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paulette A
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Glass House Mountains, Australia
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Glass House Mountains, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this temple by accident whilst we were looking for a particular shop. still very much in use to date with monks still around and doing their everyday worship.

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Thank Paulette A
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wat Sensoukaram (not to be confused with Wat Sop Sickharam) is adjacent to Wat Syrimoungkoun Xaiyaram, and other that is under construction, all depicted in the accompanying photos. Wat Sensoukaram, however, is a surprising find. The building housing this Buddha statue has ruby-red walls enhanced by intricate gold overlays, giving this temple Luang Prabang’s most dazzling façades. The name is... More 

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Thank DeanMurphy2020
Montreal, Canada
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great Temple.Must see even in the hot weather.Nice Buddha statue.nice building.a peaceful seating.love it here.

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Thank sultanofsin007
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Lovely small temple with a large standing Buddha.The boat and a carriages were lovely to see. There were a few young monks sitting in the grounds and they would practice their Enlkish with you. A very peaceful visit worth stopping.

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Thank 918teresah
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Wat Sensoukaram was one of a nice row of temples along one of the main roads, opposite coffee shops, so lovely to look at whilst relaxing, if feeling a bit hot from too much walking around. This Wat has a large standing Buddha image in an outside building, which was good as the main ubosot was closed when I visited.... More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Small and beautiful, loved the carvings and of course the Buddha. Unusually the monks approached us to speak English which made this experience much better than visiting the other temples. One of the younger monks had the best English and once he had finished asking about us he to,d us about his life. Fascinating and informative.

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1 Thank Clive R
Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

One of many temples in the street, one can become weary of viewing them all, however, this one did not charge entrance mearly requested a donation towards upkeep. There is an impressive buddah housed within the structure to the right as you enter the compound. Worth having a look in as you pass by.

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1 Thank Thecatsmum4
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

I also visited this temple at noon time. It was gorgeous to see the reflection of sunlight on the golden patterns. OW! Amazing!

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Thank Tue T
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

This place is breathtaking, and the novice monks are incredibly friendly. They will approach you to practice their English. I highly recommend visiting mid-morning (around 10:00).

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Thank Ashley K
Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Wat Sesoukaram Luang Prabang located in the middle old town area Luang Prabang City on the Street Sakkaline street nearly to Wat Wat Sop Sickharam, big Buddha is there !

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