For reasons that are soon become apparent, Luang Prabang is often described as the 'Jewel in Laos Crown'. Even though the town is well and truly on the tourist trail, it has nonetheless managed to preserve its natural splendor and inherent charm, exuding a missed-out-on-modernization vibe.
The majority of the city's sights can be reached on foot, so getting a map and making your way to the many temples (33 to be exact) is a good way to soak up the surroundings and observe the way of the Lao people, and the large monk community. The wonder of the ancient temples is apparent at first glance; the gentle and unassuming nature of the locals, given the chance, will also leave a lasting impression.
Luang Prabang in northern Laos is one of the prettiest little cities you can visit in the world. Situated along the Mekong River, this romantic, laid-back destination full of beautiful Buddhist temples is sprinkled with French colonial architecture and offers delicious food, great outdoor markets, small boutique shops and plenty of great hotels for all budgets.
If you are lucky enough to go, here are the top things to do in Luang Prabang we recommend experiencing there:
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525 Luang Prabang is a swish new addition to the town’s bar scene. Occupying a corner in a local nei..
Kuang Si Falls
Kuang Si falls is one of the major attractions of the city of Luang Prabang, it's a natural area..
Luang Prabang Night Market
When night falls the streets of the historic centre of the city of Luang Prabang have become a huge ..
Mount Phousi & Wat Chom Si Temple
Rising 150 metres above the centre of town, Mount Phousi cuts a distinctive figure on the Luang Prab..
The former Royal Palace, now turned into a museum is situated on the banks of the Mekong river, faci..
Utopia is quite likely the most unique bar and restaurant in South-east Asia, and certainly Luang Pr..
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