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Cooking Classes in Luang Prabang

Developed a taste for sticky rice? Some of Luang Prabang's best restaurants offer cooking classes sharing their kitchens' best-loved local recipes visitors...

Wat That Luang

Wat That Luang

Legend has it that Wat That Luang was founded way, way back in the third century BC by visitors from India, but physical evidence from the temple site place its origins in the early 1800s...

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Wat Aham

Next door to Wat Wisunalat, Wat Aham (Temple of the Opened Heart) is another sleepy temple that most tourists tend to bypass....

Wat Wisunalat

Wat Wisunalat

Also known as Wat Visoun, this wat is named after King Wisunarat, the king whose reign it was constructed during, though the structure standing today is a replica of the one built in 1513...

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Wat Mai

Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, more simply known as Wat Mai (the New Monastery), is Luang Prabang's largest wat....

Wat Xieng Thong

Wat Xieng Thong

Wat Xieng Thong is generally considered to be the most historically significant and magnificent of Luang Prabang's temples....

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The temples of Luang Prabang

For a small city, Luang Prabang has a high concentration of Buddhist temples and it's these beautiful golden wats that earned it a spot on the UNESCO list and tourist map...