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A great little temple to visit in Luang Prabang. Well maintained and intricate gold leaf, it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MrsBsTravels
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Beautiful as always

Temples are always beautiful. There's also a woman who has a stall outside who sells great art work... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Bethaney N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little temple to visit in Luang Prabang. Well maintained and intricate gold leaf, it really is worth a little of your time to visit.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Temples are always beautiful. There's also a woman who has a stall outside who sells great art work very very cheap. Cheaper then you find them on the night market.

Thank Bethaney N
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Overshadowed by the popular temples, Wat Pa Phai is a small beautifully gilded temple located along a side lane. It is extremely pretty viewed from the entrance gate in the late afternoon.

Thank Andy22L
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is really a very nice, small temple. It has an intricate glided façade that combines red and gold colour beautifully! The name means Bamboo Forest monastery. Its roof is high reflecting a Thai influence. The ornate pediment around the main door is stunning! It...More

Thank TravelerTrecker
Reviewed 24 May 2017

it is a small temple but it has beautiful architecture. the walls are all gold design. inside the compound it is peaceful and calm. monks doing their rituals.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Wat Pa Phai located between alleys the Main Street Sisavangvong and Kong River, it's a small temple !!

Thank NarisaB
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We visited this temple after travelling up the river to Pak Ou Caves. The temple was very pretty with great detail going into the artwork.

Thank BenjaminS3703
Reviewed 24 March 2016

THis wat is also known as The Monastery of the Bamboo Forest. Located on the corner of Savang Vathana Road and Sakarine Road, this small but beautiful temple is decorated with pictures of Buddha. There are frescos on the gilded and wooden facade of everyday...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It is absolutely beautiful and i went there twice on my stay. I would say that it can get very busy, so go before the crowds arrive. Early mornings is best.

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Reviewed 20 February 2013

Young monks and in the guesthouse on the street You can every nigth listen around 3 AM some bumping and ringle from this temple, little bit later an morning praying and in the afternon some times other music... very romantic place, not far from the...More

Thank Mike L
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