Luang Prabang in Laos located between the north of Thailand's neighbor from Mekong River and in the North of Vientiane,
the central of Laos. There are the most atmospheric and popular destinations. A lot of places that more beautiful
naturalism cover with all the trees, sunshine, fresh air and good environment.
Luang Prabang was the classical royal capital city of the Lan Xang Kingdom that have a history related with Thailand.
When Lan Xang fell down there are became the independent capital and the King Phothisarat moved the govern to
Vientiane in 1545. The guardian of this city became equivalent with the figurehead of the French colony of Laos.
When Laos achieved independence, the king of Luang Prabang, Sisavang Vong, became the head of state of Laos Kingdom.
Until the communist takeover in 1975, it was the royal capital and seat of government of Laos Kingdom. Since 1995 The
UNESCO World Heritage Center praises to be the numerous temples outstanding example of the fusion of traditional
architecture and Lao urban structures with those built by the European colonial authorities in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The important river in the town of Luang Prabang, before the capital of Laos and still considered to be its religious heart,
breathes a rich meld of French Indochinese architecture and subtle Theravada Buddhist temples, and imparts on visitors an
especially unique vibe. Luang Prabang is strikingly situated on a peninsula formed by the confluence of two rivers Mekong
and khan River. Its palm-lined riverbanks, ochredaubed houses, terracotta roofs and saffron robed monks all come together
to form a picture postcard increasingly difficult to find in Southeast Asia
Luang Prabang's sights can be reached on foot, so getting a map and making your way to the many temple is a good way to soak up the surroundings and observe the way of the Lao people, and the large monk community. The wonder of the ancient temples is apparent at first glance; the gentle and unassuming nature of the locals, given the chance, will also leave a lasting impression.
Luang Prabang's Attractions list : 1. Royal Palace Museum in Luang Prabang
If you are interested in architecture, you will like the Royal Palace which was built in 1909 during French colonization to house King Sisavang Vong and the royal family. In 1975, it was converted into a museum consisting of several buildings with ancient art and important artifacts.
2. Mount Phou Si
The large hill in Luang Prabang is known as Phou Si. The hill brings amazing views of the two rivers and the town. Here you can watch beautiful sunrise and sunset from top Phou Si.
3. Night market
The daily night market is a must-visit place for tourists in Luang Prabang. Here you can buy laos's souvenirs, craft and silverware.
4. Wat Xieng Thong
Wat Xieng Thong or Temple of the Golden City in Luang Prabang is one of the oldest temples in Luang Prabang. You can see unique architecture temple here and check out the restored wall paintings, which look amazingly beautiful.
5. Kuangsi Waterfalls
Kuangsi Waterfalls are a stunning waterfalls and are one of the most popular attractions. of Luang Prabang. The tourists enjoy the natural landscapes.
You can spend a day at the sapphire colored pools by bringing a picnic basket. You can rent a tuk tuk from our hotel or ask us to book a private car with your own driver.
6.Tad Sae Waterfall
It's the swimming that many tourists come for and it truly is a great place for a dip, much like Kuang Si. It's difficult to suggest one over the other as they each have their charms.
7. Ban Xang Hai
Ban Xang Hai is usually included on boat trips to Pak Ou Caves. Here you can see the process of making lao-Lao, the country's beloved rice whiskey second only to Beer Lao in popularity
8. Wat Mai Temple
Wat Ma located on Sisavangvong Road, Wat Mai temple is one of the city's most photographed temples. It was shifted to the Royal Palace Museum. Every year during the lao's new year festival, the Phra Bang is carried from the museum to Wat Mai, ceremonially washed and displayed out front for three days. Otherwise, a different large golden Buddha sits on an altar inside the sim.
9. Wat Wisunalat Temple
Now it's the main attraction within the compound is the That Pathum which sits in front of the sim. It's more popularly known as That Makmo (the watermelon stupa)
10. Giving food to monk
Each morning at around 0600AM, hundreds of resident monks leave their wat and walk silently down the streets in single-file to collect food offerings from the local people.The near endless parade of monks, each barefoot and saffron-robed, is truly a spectacular sight and this dawn ceremony has become an iconic image of Luang Prabang.