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Wat Xieng Khuan, Vientiane

For a quirky but memorable excursion in Vientiane, head to Wat Xieng Khuan, which features more than 200 Buddhist and Hindu sculptures in a field.
ADDRESS
Thanon Tha Deua (near the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge), Vientiane, Laos

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For a quirky but memorable excursion in Vientiane, head to Wat Xieng Khuan, or Buddha Park, which features more than 200 Buddhist and Hindu sculptures in a field by the Mekong just 25 km outside the city. Its more bizarre offerings include a giant concrete pumpkin and a 40-meter-long reclining Buddha fashioned from cement.

Address:
Thanon Tha Deua (near the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge),
Vientiane, Laos

 

Published on Jan 11, 2011

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