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BUDDHA PARK (XIENG KHUAN)
Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. Although it is not a temple (Wat), the park may be referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan since it contains numerous religious images.The name Xieng Khuan means Spirit City.The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues.The socialist government operates Buddha Park as a tourist attraction and public park.
PATUXAI VICTORY MONUMENT
Patuxai Victory Monument is a war monument in the centre of Vientiane, Laos, which was built between 1957 and 1968. The Patuxai is dedicated to those who fought in the struggle for independence from France. Tourists can climb to the summit for panoramic to have a broader view of Vientiane.
PHA THAT LUANG
Pha That Luang is a gold-covered large Buddhist stupa in the centre of Vientiane, Laos, which is a symbol of Buddhist religion and Lao sovereignty. Legend has it that Ashokan missionaries from India erected a tâht (stupa) here to enclose a piece of Buddha's breastbone as early as the 3rd century BC. inShare
WAT SI MUANG
Wat Si Muang was built in 1563, which is a Buddhist temple in Vientiane. Located near the eastern entrance to the city centre, on the road leading from the Friendship Bridge to Thailand, the small temple was built on the ruins of a Khmer Hindu shrine, the remains of which can be seen behind the ordination hall.