Wat Si Saket, Vientiane

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#2 of 17 in Historic Sites in Vientiane
Thanks to its sturdy Siamese style architecture, Wat Si Saket stands intact and represents one of the oldest temples in the capitol. The Buddhist compound served as headquarters to the armies of Siam during king Anouvong's rebellion in 1827--which resulted in the city's total destruction and the relocation of its denizens. As you explore the temple halls and courtyard, examine the cloister walls both inside and out, which feature over more than 2,000 images of Buddha made of ceramic and silver. The main hall itself keeps a total of 6,480 Buddha images on its walls. Expect crowds at this popular attraction. You can plan Vientiane trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • this is beautiful temple in the city center the best place learn and photograph best to keep for museum  more »
  • The entrance fee is 10k for foreigners. You can walk around the compound which appears to be lodging for the monks. There are also benches, which makes for a good resting area. In the central part, yo...  more »
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