Top Choice Theatre in Champasak

Shadow Puppet Theatre & Cinéma Tuktuk

Run by Frenchman Yves Bernard, this magical theatre next to the tourist office tells the story of the epic Ramayana using the ancient art of shadow puppets. On Wednesday and Saturday nights it screens the enchanting…
Notable Building in Champasak

Unfinished Palace

A useful landmark.
Buddhist Temple in Champasak

Wat Nyutthitham

The sǐm (ordination hall) at this late 19th-century temple, commonly known as Wat Thong, features an arched and colonnaded verandah, and has a washed pastel stucco relief on the front. The building in the front that…
Buddhist Temple in Champasak

Wat Muang Kang

About 5km south of town along the Mekong stands the oldest active temple in Champasak, and arguably the most interesting in Southern Laos. The soaring Thai-style ubosot, with its red-tiled roof and ring of pillars w…
Historic Building in Champasak

Chao Boun Oum's Palace

Three hundred metres south of the fountain circle you'll find the large former palace of Chao Boun Oum (the king's younger brother), built in 1952.
Historic Building in Champasak

Chao Ratsadanai's Residence

This faded 1926 French Colonial building was once the residence of Chao Ratsadanai, the king's father.