Luang Prabang Laos – Wat Xieng Thong

Luang Prabang Laos – Wat Xieng Thong

Luang Prabang’s best-known and most visited monastery is centred on a 1560 sǐm that’s considered a classic of local design. Its roofs sweep low to the ground and there’s an idiosyncratic ‘tree of life’ mosaic set on its west exterior wall. Inside, gold stencil work includes dharma wheels on the ceiling and exploits from the life of legendary King Chanthaphanit..

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