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Wat Mai Suwannapumaram, Luang Prabang

Wat Mai or full name is " Wat Mai Suwannapumaram ", one of most are prominent pictorial of the wats in Luang Prabang, monastery at Sisavong Vang Road next to Royal Palace Museum. The former has special importance for a last number of the Pra- Sangkharat was stayed at temple for the royal family and long has been the residence, the highest Laotian Buddhist dignitary patriarch.

The King Anourout since19th century commanded revivalism of the wooden sim perhaps started, in 1822 during the reign of king, when it was given the name of The New Monastery (Wat Mai), it is important for both its religious and its philosophy of beauty. The gilded doors ( double colonnaded porch ) in front of facade. The sim is built in the traditional Luang Prabang style with added porches on the two sides. The most striking feature of the temple is the gilded flat tell the story embodiment on the top of the Buddha - Vessentara structure separate forming a large wall of gold.

In 1947 Wat Mai became a large Buddha image - Prabang was moved from the Royal Palace presently and every year during Pee - Mai ( Laos New Year ) Mid-April Songkran Festival of Thai and Laotian new year, the Prabang was ceremonious brought from the Royal Palace to Wat Mai in front of the sim. Where the place to started for three days there is ceremonial washing of the Prabang image for people have chance for pay homage faithfully. The admission diary on 7.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. cost 20,000 kip

Even though temple in Luang Prabang is a peaceful and small town, there are a several other temples to noticed happen on another charm temple more than 30 wats. If you take the time to research on the old city, most traveler will include Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Mai Suwannapumaram and Phu Si Hill not enough to visit a worth and variety of all temples. Its probably practice English skills with a young monks especially on your own area that possible you'll be 'chatted up' by one of beginner or exchange language.

Flights To Luang Prabang, Laos

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Bangkok - Luang Prabang OW 151 20 21
Bangkok - Luang Prabang RT 299 40 31
Chiang Mai - Luang Prabang OW 122 20 21
Chiang Mai - Luang Prabang RT 242 40 31

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Hanoi - Luang Prabang OW 132 20 18
Hanoi - Luang Prabang RT 237 40 28

Departing From Cambodia

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Siem Reap - Luang Prabang OW 219 20 0
Siem Reap - Luang Prabang RT 418 40 10

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