Wat Phou Temple (Champasak, Laos) Reviews
Description:Temple in Champasak, Laos.
Newest Review: ... I was quite pleased to have the little ride as it was pretty hot and although the rain had stopped it was humid and we still had some walking to do. We first walked around the 'lake' towards the temple. This lake was the central baray. This still contains water and was originally the middle baray of a number that existed originally. This one is on the temple's axis. There are a number of ... more
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by - written on 07/07/12 (Very useful, 23 readings)
Wat Phou Temple, Champasak, Laos This temple is Laos' version of Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple complex. Sadly Laos' has been more damaged and is really not the same spectacle as Angkor but is still interesting none the less. Like Ankor this temple is an ancient Khmer ruin from a similar time period but has not been so well preserved for a variety of reasons. WHERE IS WAT PHOU? Wat Phou in southern Laos under Mount Phu Kao, and is about 6 km from the Mekong river in Champasak province. THE HISTORY Wat Phu (or Vat Phu) means "temple on the mountain" in the Lao language and it is one of the oldest archaeological sites ... Read the complete review
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