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HIGHLIGHTS IN LUANG PRABANG
Wat Xieng Thong
Wat Xieng Thong translates as ‘temple of the Golden City’ located in Luang Prabang. This Buddhist temple is one of the most beautiful and singnificant monuments in Lao.
   
Boat Racing Festival in Luang Prabang
In Luang Prabang, a courageous traditional boat racing festival is held simultaneously every year. On both sides of the Nam Khan River, lots of tourists together with local People cheer the rowers of boats.
   
Royal Palace Museum
Located in the heart of Luang Prabang, the Royal Palace Museum was first constructed in 1904 in the French colonial era. Visit the museum and see the real “Prabang” Buddha image.
   
Giving Alms
Buddhism is part of everyday life in the country, and a great way to see their love for Lord Buddha. One of the most interesting things to do, especially in Luang Prabang, is to line up early in the morning and give food to the monks.
   
The View from Mount Phou Si
For a spectacular sunset, this 100 meter high hill is located in the center of Luang Prabang’s old town with the Mekong River on one side, and Nam Khan River on the other.
   
Kwang Si Waterfall
Talking of waterfalls, if you want to see one of Laos’ most dramatic, Kwang Si Waterfall should be at the top of your list. This three-tier waterfall is situated approximately 29km to the south of Luang Prabang, cascading 60 meters.
   
Pak Ou Caves
About 25km by boat from Luang Prabang along the Mekong River, at the mouth of the Nam Ou, are the famous Pak Ou caves. Two caves in the lower part of a limestone cliff facing the river are crammed with Buddha images of all styes and sizes (but mostly classic Luang Prabang standing Buddha images).
   
Night Bazar in Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang night Market (Night Bazar) is something you simply can’t miss when visiting this UNESCO world Heritage city. The market is open daily from 5pm to about 10pm. It is located along Sisavangvong Road from the Royal Palace Museum.
   
Luang Prabang Lao Open
The new face of the Lao Golf Industry is no more evident than with the emergence of the Luang Prabang Lao Open, which is now a permanent fixture of the Asian Tour. Every year, you can enjoy watching Asia’s finest golfers battle it out to be the Lao Open champion at Luang Prabang Golf Club.
   
Luang Prabang Film Festival
You really know a country is moving forward when they host their own film festival. The Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) is an annual celebration of filmmaking is southeast Asia that aims to educate Lao people about film as a means of cultural expression and communication, and to support a nascent local industry and art form.
   
Zip Line in Luang Prabang
Fly between the treetops and to turquoise Tad Sae waterfalls with this exhilarating zip Prabang. Check out www.flightofthenature.com.
 
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