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Wat Choumkhong

Sotika Kuman Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Off the beaten track

This place is located a little off the beaten track but is very peaceful and lively. Being away... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pune, India
quiet and lonely

it is situated next to the grand Wat Xieng Mouane. this is a small temple and most of the time it... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 weeks ago
“Off the beaten track”
27 May 2017
“quiet and lonely”
Sotika Kuman Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is located a little off the beaten track but is very peaceful and lively. Being away from the crowd means that it is serene

Thank ameyajoshi
Reviewed 27 May 2017

it is situated next to the grand Wat Xieng Mouane. this is a small temple and most of the time it is missed by tourist. it is nice peaceful and a beautiful structure.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is probably of of the nicest temple in Luang prabang. Of course not as majestic as Wat Xieng Thong but quite traditionnal.

Thank Thibault J
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Wat Choum Khong also known as the Monastery of the Core of the Gong, is located next to Wat Xieng Mouane. The sims of the two monasteries share a similar pattern of pillars and facades. There are two Chinese entrance guardians (door gods) at the...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 1 February 2016

On a quiet street, this Wat has a lovely garden area (with seating) behind the temple and a small "hidden" garden walkway with statues beside the temple (not seen from the street). Finally away from the tourist crowd, we could experience the beautiful spiritual nature...More

Thank WonderfulWorld59
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This is another one of those temples in Luang Prabang that is often overlooked. I was the only person there and found the place serene and contemplative with it's landscaped gardens and statues.

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 11 March 2014

If you are a nature loving person who loves peaceful and tranquil places then you should definitely visit Wat Choumkhong. The gardens are lovely where you can sit in peace and relaxation. The garden is filled with statues of Buddha. It’s a great place to...More

Thank JBmorg
Reviewed 20 July 2013

so many wats. If your into temple hoppin (which i am until the temples all start to look the same) then come for a look - i mean, why not, your in laung prabang, may as well see everything there is to see . But...More

1  Thank Jasmine E
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Luang Prabang is rich with ancient and beautiful temples. Among all the temples, we really enjoyed the Wat ChoumKhong. This temple is the perfect place to experience a state of zen-like peace and tranquil. It has a nice but simple garden with golden statues of...More

Thank Anjan M
Reviewed 24 March 2013

I had the good accident of staying across the street from Wat Choumkhang at the Sala Prabang hotel ( which I highly recommend.) The gardens are lovely, with flowering trees, and several good and unusual statues. Monks and teenage novice monks live together here, and...More

4  Thank VendolaSanRafael
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