Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang or Luang Phabang or Louangphabang is a town in Luang Prabang District, Luang Prabang Province, Laos, consisting of 58 villages where 33 of them are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 for unique architectural, religious and cultural heritage and very well preserved, a mix of rural and urban developments over the centuries.

Luang Prabang consists of four main roads on a peninsula at the confluence of the Nam Khan River and the Mekong River. The city is famous for its many Buddhist temples and monasteries where every morning hundreds of monks from various monasteries walk on the streets collecting alms.

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Mount Phou Si is one of the city's main landmarks and has steep stairs leading to the Wat Chom Si temple and views of the city and the rivers. Mount Phou Si is a 100 meter high hill and is bordered on one side by the Mekong River and on the other by the Nam Khan River. The hill is a local religious site and the houses are some Buddhist temples.

King Khun Borom in Tai Kingdom bestowed the city of Muang Sua, the ancient name of Luang Prabang, to Prince Khun Lo in 698 to establish an independent dynasty for nearly a century. the second half of the 8th century The Nanzhao Kingdom often intervened in the affairs of the central Mekong Valley empires that pushed and replaced the Tai aristocracy.

The Khmer Empire under King Indravarman I (877-889) expanded the upper reaches of the Mekong River to stem the growing Champa in southern Laos. Chanthaphanit to Luang Prabang and was received peacefully as a ruler after the departure of the Nanzhao administrators.

Location: Luang Prabang City, Luang Prabang District, Luang Prabang Province, Laos.

Routes and public transport: Penerbangan Luang Prabang International Airport di Luang Prabang City.

Advice: Luang Prabang has many natural and historical sites. Nature sites include Kuang Si Waterfall, Tat Sae Waterfall, and Pak Ou Caves. Mount Phou Si in the city center has a vast view of the city and river system as a popular place to watch the sunset over the Mekong River.

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At the end of Luang Prabang's main street is a night market where street vendors sell a variety of handicrafts. The Royal Kham Palace Museum and the Wat Xieng Thong temple are one of the most famous historical sites. The city is decorated with many small temples like Wat Hosian Voravihane. Every morning at sunrise the monks walk in a procession through the streets receiving alms by.

Cycling is a popular tour. Go down to the Mekong River for a 15-minute boat ride from the city center to the villages across the river. Luang Prabang has the best accommodation in Laos with a variety of budget options. There is everything from the tent sites under the roof to the super luxury hotels.

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