"Laos' charming capital Vientiane is a beautiful city full of colonial architecture and Buddhist temples."
Laos is curious and colourful, and its charismatic capital perfectly embodies its distinctive nature. Religion is huge here, with vibrant Buddhist landmarks catching the eye at every turn.
The laid-back city can be navigated through our Half Day Tour, which features visits to some of the incredible Buddhist temples. Explore the Wat Phra Keo with its glimmering gold spires and collection of Lao and Khmer artefacts before visiting the pretty little golden temple of Wat Si Muang. The vibrant spirituality of this fascinating religion is everywhere you look.
You simply must visit the curious Buddha Park when staying in Vientiane. This sprawling park is home to Buddha sculptures of all styles and sizes, all set within lush greenery. The landscape of the park is unique, there really is nowhere else quite like this bizarre attraction. The contrast of the verdant surroundings and unusual architecture creates a scene that will remain with you.
Enjoy a visit to all essential landmarks the small and charismatic city of Vientiane has to offer. A world apart
Depart for a one hour drive southeast of the city to the Buddha Park, which was built in 1958. The
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- Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm
- Saturday - closed
- Sunday - closed
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