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“Great history”

Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong)
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Private Hidden Gems of Luang Prabang Day Tour
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Owner description: Laos' most enchanting temple was built in 1560.
Nelson, New Zealand
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great history”
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Lovely to see and learn the history of the area and see all the lovely artifacts. Be sure to wear something over your shoulders ladies or you will have to hire a dreary top to wear.

Visited May 2014
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Santa Barbara, California
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A must”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

This is an absolute beautiful wat. Go go go. It is not big so it does not take too long. Have a camera with you and enjoy the unique details including the Tree of Life.

Visited July 2014
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185 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“One worth visiting”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

At the time I went there was lots of restoration work going on in the surrounding buildings. Very beautiful but felt a bit like a building site.

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Montreal, Canada
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57 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Beautiful temple”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

The place is clean and charming. I love the food sold outside after spending sometime looking around.

Visited February 2014
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Edlesborough, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Amazing tree of life mosiac”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Feel like you have done too many Wats & temples? - still do this one! Beautiful decoration of outside of buildings - mosaics and stencil work, calm atmosphere and lots of photo opportunities.

Visited June 2014
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