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Unique architect of famous Buddhist pagodas in Laos
That Luang pagoda in Vientiane built in 1566 has been the biggest Buddhist pagoda in Laos

Buddhism came to Laos very early and famous Buddhist pagodas in the country currently preserve unique architectural characteristics.

The pagoda is built in the shape of a bottle of wine with the main tower has a bottom area of ​​90x90 meters, a height of 45 meters and surrounding by auxiliary towers. All are inlaid with gold

There’re many hundreds year-old statue in the pagoda

That Luang pagoda’s architecture contains style and identity of Laos which is a national symbol of Laos and printed on paper money and the national emblem

Xieng Thoong is the most ancient and unique pagoda in Luang Prabang ancient capital

The pagoda was built in 1559, bearing the typical architecture of Laos with a curved roof falling close to the ground, surrounded by the pagoda is small temples with the same architectural style

Architect of the entrance looks from the main temple’s inside

There ara several reliefs on the pagoda’s walls containing legends of Buddha

Besides the main pagoda, there is a small temple located in the complex of Xieng Thoong pagoda that has a royal chariot

The chariot decorated with gold and five Naga god snakes was the vehicle used by King Sisavong in 1960

Xieng Thoong has been an attractive place in Luang Prabang for tourists

Unique architect of famous Buddhist pagodas in LaosThe pagoda is built in the shape of a bottle of wine with the main tower has a bottom area of ​​90x90 meters, a height of 45 meters and surrounding by auxiliary towers. All are inlaid with gold There’re many hundreds year-old statue in the pagoda
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