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Tam Ting Caves, Luang Prabang

The located in the majestic mountain is great Mekong River opposite to Ban Pak Ou from Luang Prabang about 30 kilometers along highway 13 north through the village Bann Chang Hai and Bann Pak Ou to the village by Mekong River by ferry ride 5,000 kip that another way you can take a boat to Wat Xieng Thong. The upstream is stay at about 2.30 hours to return to try the water, waste takes hours. The admission 8,000 kip open 08:00 to 17:00 a.m.

Tam Ting or Ting Caves stayed at riverbank of the Mekong in northern of Luang Prabang. There are exposed wonders of ancient spiritual and cultural heritage. Since15th century, which animist religions to belief that spirits existed like shadow, wraith, animals, plants, rocks, rivers, even thunder topography and the water spirit of the Mekong River were peacefully with Laotian Buddhism long time ago.

Tam Ting was symbolizing the national personality of Laotian, which breathe in a world of peace without struggle, before Buddhism was introduced to the region. The Mekong River much vale was live since 8th century. Laotian worshiped the spirits of nature called " Phi " ( Spirit ), which is similar as Thai people. Tam Ting Caves was associated with the river spirit. Buddhism only overspread the Mekong River much vale between natural landscapes. In 16th century, Buddhism was comprised by the Lao royal family, the place for worship in the Laos New Year for rite a bathe with Buddha image every year.

Tam Ting Caves are composed of two caves separates, the lower cave and the upper cave. The valley bottom is 60 meters high from the water look like a shallow hole inside cave is interesting with stalactite stalagmite as with most other visitors, started by lower cave first. The lower cave is remarkableness visible from the Mekong River.

Luang Prabang people called " Tam Ting " which means that the stalagmite and stalactite caves. There are evaluate 4000 Buddha figurines within Tam Ting Caves, which evaluate 2500 are in the lower cave many of the sculptures wooden Buddha body in Tam Ting Caves were the art working under royal duty, and were created between the 18th and 20th centuries when first discoveries are a number of Buddha images of silver and gold to peel off, but were exhausted, a place that is reputable and respected people.

From the past until now during the Laos New Year go to bathing the Buddha on bottom Tam Ting Cave then go to Buddha images at Wat Pak Ou cave on there, one can get a marvelous view cover around the village of Ban Pak Ou opposite with bank of the Mekong River.

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