Pha That Luang - the symbol of Laos
Wat That Luang (Pha That Luang), also known as the Golden Temple in Vientiane ,was built in the sixteenth century on the ruins of a Khmer-style temple. By the nineteenth century, the Thai’s temple was devastated, but it was restored right after that. The temple also was regarded as a stupa, a monument or a sacred relic tower.
|Pha That Luang - the symbol of Laos|
|The main stupa of Pha That Luang|
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|Monks in Pha That Luang|
Wat Si Saket, one of the oldest temple in Vientiane, was built in 1818 by king Chao Anouvong. The temple has many ancient Buddhist statues with high artistic value, dating from the sixteenth century to nineteenth century. The temple is located on Sethathirath street, at the corner of Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane. Apart from the values of culture, landscape, the temple also attracts visitors with 6,840 statues casted from valuable bronze, some of them were gilded copper. With this number of statue, this is the temple owning the most Buddha statues in Laos.
|A block in Si Saket temple|
|The old demolished Buddha statues in Wat Si Saket|
|And new statues|