Stupa That Luang

The golden Stupa That Luang in Vientiane is the biggest and most magnificent in all of Laos.

It was first built in 1566, was destroyed in the 1828-1829 sack of Vientiane, and rebuilt in the 1930s.

It is said to contain a hair from the Buddha.

The best time to see it is during sunset, with the sun’s rays causing the stupa to glow like like a magnificent golden orb.

Women selling honey near the stupa:

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