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Laos is a treasure trove of natural và architectural wonders. With a little patience và some time you can see incredible man-made & natural wonders from north to lớn south in the Lao PDR. Don’t miss these vị trí cao nhất 10 things lớn see và do.

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Boun That Luang takes place every November, over three days around the full moon. The stupa in Vientiane is the national symbol of Laos and is said lớn house a piece of Buddha’s breastbone. Thousands of pilgrims gather at That Luang lớn give offerings to the monks who come from all over Laos. Processions, parties, & a trade show follow. Even if you don’t make it for the festival, the stupa is a sight khổng lồ behold any time of year. Join the faithful and place offerings of flowers, candles & incense at the alter, or quietly stroll around the massive enclosed yard.
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Along with the Champasak Cultural Landscape, the 5th century Khmer ruins of Wat Phou is the second inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage các mục of Laos. Wat Phou, meaning ‘mountain temple.’ Blended into the surrounding nature, the remains of Wat Phou are dotted all over the mountain face. Oriented toward the east, the ruins have two large reservoirs on either side of a long column-lined road, leading toward the mountains. Past the palace ruins, up a steep staircase, you’ll find the sanctuary with a modern Buddhist shrine & a natural spring considered to lớn be sacred.

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Tad Lo is 56 miles (90 kilometers) away from the southern town of Pakse. Soak in the visual và aural splendor of the falls or take a dip and cool off from heat. Three cascades 3d the falls: Tad Hang, Tad Lo itself and Tad Suong. Accommodations are available lớn spend the night and enjoy the surrounding scenery. Tad Lo is an impressive three-tiered waterfall in Salavan Province. Several guesthouses và restaurants around the falls make it an ideal lunch spot or stopover for trekking, swimming, & tubing. Tad Lo is accessible by bus, motorbike, or as part of a group tour package of the Bolaven Plateau.
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Don Det has a beach at its northern tip that doubles as a ferry landing. You can also take a dip in the Mekong, the largest river in Southeast Asia, on either of the two beaches on Don Khon–one by Liphi Falls and one farther south. Easy Go Backpackers Hostel on Don Det has a beach area and Don Som Riverside Guesthouse has a swimming spot on Don Som. If river swimming isn’t your thing and you’d rather lounge by the pool, check out the one by Little Eden Guesthouse at the north kết thúc of Don Det or the blue Lagoon Swimming pool at the southern tip of the island.

No trip to lớn Vientiane is complete without checking out the sculptures in Buddha Park. Also called Xieng Kuan, this family-friendly park on the banks of the Mekong is 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) from downtown Vientiane. Over 200 Buddhist statues are on display in the park, including a giant domed structure that visitors can climb inside to view the park from above. The Park is full of sculptures that reflect the religious interests of the founder, Luang Pu Bunleau Sulilat, who began the work on the park in 1958. He was interested in merging the beliefs of Buddhism with those of Hinduism, so you’ll find concrete sculptures of the Hindu gods, demonic figures, zoomorphic creatures, & many of the Buddha, including a 40-meter-long reclining Buddha. There’s also a huge pumpkin sculpture, which can be entered through the mouth of a demon leading lớn three floors representing earth, heaven và hell.