Luang Prabang Destination Guide
Touring Luang Prabang in Laos.
Luang Prabang in the region of Louangphabang with it's 47,378 citizens is located in Laos - some 136 mi (or 219 km) North of Vientiane, the country's capital city.
Time in Luang Prabang is now 08:16 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Vientiane" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Chiang Mai, Hanoi, Udon Thani, Khon Kaen, Chiang Klang or Ban Nongkham. Being here already, consider visiting Ban Xiangmen, Luang Prabang, Ban Xiang-Nouak, Ban Xiangkeo, Ban Xat and Ban Pami. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Grocery Shopping at Luang Prabang Mornin...
Saodarly.com Grocery shopping at the morning market in Luang Prabang, Laos
Morning Alms in Luang Prabang
While Luang Prabang is an interesting French colonial town in Laos, the real attraction is the huge number of Buddhist monks living within the historic temple district. This video shows the monks walk...
New Year In Pimai (Water Festival) - Lua...
Food at Night Market in Luang Prabang L...
Saodarly.com A stroll through the food alley at the night market in Luang Prabang, Laos
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Interesting facts about this location
Royal Palace, Luang Prabang
The Royal Palace (official name "Haw Kham") in Luang Prabang, Laos, was built in 1904 during the French colonial era for King Sisavang Vong and his family. The site for the palace was chosen so that official visitors to Luang Prabang could disembark from their river voyages directly below the palace and be received there. After the death of King Sisavang Vong, the Crown Prince Savang Vatthana and his family were the last to occupy the grounds.
Luang Prabang, or Louangphrabang, is a city located in north central Laos, at the confluence of the Nam Khan river and Mekong River about 425 km north of Vientiane. It is the capital of Luang Prabang Province. The population of the city is about 50,000. The city was formerly the capital of a kingdom of the same name. It had also been known by the ancient name of Chiang Thong. Until the communist takeover in 1975, it was the royal capital and seat of government of the Kingdom of Laos.
Wat Manorom is a major Buddhist temple and monastery in Luang Prabang, Laos. There are several theories as to the date of its founding; it may have been founded in 1372 or 1375 by Samsenthai, but it may also date from the reign of Laasaenthai Bouvanaat around 1492. The great bronze Buddha, 6 meters high, in the nave dates from the 1370s.
Wat Xieng Thong
Wat Xieng Thong (or Temple of the Golden City) is a Buddhist temple, located on the northern tip of the peninsula of Luang Phrabang, Laos. Wat Xieng Thong is one of the most important of Lao monasteries and remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art. There are over twenty structures on the grounds including a sim, shrines, pavilions and residences, in addition to its gardens of various flowers, ornamental shrubs and trees.
Located at 19.89, 102.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Luang Prabang International Airport
Luang Prabang International Airport, is one of the few international airports in Laos. The airport is located in Luang Prabang. Until February 2011 it was considered a risky place to land due to the mountainous terrain surrounding the airport, but since then it has been modernized, making the airport significantly safer.
Located at 19.89, 102.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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