Wat Xieng Mouane
Heritage House Information Centre
The Heritage House Information Centre has computers on which you can peruse a series of photos and descriptions of the city's numerous...
Villa Xieng Mouane
Footpaths lead back from the commercial main drag into a little oasis of palm-shaded calm around the Villa Xieng Mouane, an authentic...
The garden around the little Wat Choumkhong is particularly attractive when its poinsettia trees blush red. Built in 1843, the monastery...
In a laneway opposite the eastern wing of the Royal Palace, this ingenious spot enables you to hire a room and recent release DVD for...
This place serves Indian specialities, Western breakfasts and Lao dishes, both veg and nonveg.
Wat Xieng Mouane information
This large monastery, whose sǐm dates back to 1879, runs a training centre which teaches young monks woodcarving, painting, Buddha-casting and other skills necessary to maintain Luang Prabang's temples. Such activities came to a virtual halt after the 1975 revolution and have a fair amount of ground to recover, judging from the unrefined examples sold in their little showroom .