Sunday, March 30, 2008

Sightseeing in Vientiane, Laos: Pha That Luang - The Great Stupa

I visited Pha That Luang. Pha That Luang is called the Great Stupa or the Golden Stupa in English. Pha That Luang is the national symbol of Laos.

I travelled to the Great Stupa in a tuk tuk. Tuk tuks are like a taxi. They are a great way to go from one place to another place in Vientiane.
This is the gate to the Great Stupa.

The picture below is a picture of a wat (temple) next to the Great Stupa.

This is another wat near the Great Stupa

Here's another wat near the Great Stupa. It looks very similar to a Thai wat.
The pictures below are guardian dragons.

These are buddhas

Next time I'll post some pictures of the Buddha Park.


  1. Hi Mr Stout:)

    hope you enjoyed your trip;)
    seems Laos is hotter than Japan!(you're wearing half sleeve shirt:p)
    it's really nice to see all the picture! te gold stuffs are beautiful!
    the buddhas's looks similar to the Okinawa's SEESAR(I don't know how to spell it)!

  2. Hi Geeena,
    Yes, Laos is much hotter than Japan. It was about 30 degrees every day that I was there.

  3. midori11:53 am

    This house?is very beautihul.
    This is strange!But very cool!

    I want to visit here.

  4. Midori12:03 pm

    This Buillding is very funny!But
    color is very cool!!i hope to visit here!This place is like a arabian.So exiciting!

  5. Nobu T12:08 pm

    The buddha bronze statue has very a lot of hands.
    It is Very mysterious.

  6. Shota n12:12 pm

    It's very gorgeous!!
    many gorld buildings and a buddhist image are shaining.
    I want to visit there.