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Buddhist Temple in Salavan

Wat Kang Salavan

Salavan's most important temple, founded over two centuries ago, has a very large hŏr đąi – monastery building dedicated to the storage of the Tripitaka (Buddhist scriptures) – in a pond, to prevent termites from ea…
Market in Salavan

Salavan Market

Many women come in to this market from the surrounding villages to sell foods they've collected or caught in the forest, such as mushrooms, bamboo shoots, ant eggs and monitor lizards.
Laotian in Salavan

Sabaidee Salavan

One of the few dining options in town with an English menu, Sabaidee has all the standard Lao and Thai dishes, but also offers sukiyaki.