Wat Noen Phra Nao Wanaram

Nong Khai

This forest wát on the south side of town is a respected vipassana (insight meditation) centre on pleasant, tree-shaded grounds. Most of the extremely ornate temple architecture, covered with stencil and mosaic, stands in contrast with the usual ascetic tone of forest monasteries. There are many Vietnamese graves here, and some of the statuary would fit right in at Sala Kaew Ku.

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