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HIGHLIGHTS IN ATTAPEU
       
Wat Sakhae Temple
The ancient temple of Attapeu, the sacred Buddha image of Ongsene is one of the holiest of relics.
Wat Pha Saysettha and Saysettha Stupa
This old pagoda at Saysettha District was constructed in 1577 and represents a crucial moment in Lane Xang history when King Saysetthathirat died near by. The great age of the stupa is evidenced by the original handmade bricks containing the rice grains.
       
Nong Fa or Nong Kai Ork
The source of the Xe Kaman River it is a 2 days walk from Sanxay District in the northeast of Attapeu. Situated amid serene natural beauty and fenced by peaks of mountains. This Virgin lake has all year round sky blue water. The depth of the lake is unknown.
Tad Phaphong Waterfall
Water under the mountain, colorful rocks running from Xe Xou River. 6 km walk from the road (No.8B) or a 5 hour boat trip boat up stream from Saysettha District.
       
Tad Saepha Waterfall
Located in the Xe Pian River, within the Xe Pian National Protected Area and 61 km from Samakkhixai District, measuring 23 m high and 120 m wide. 
Tad Samongphak Waterfall
Runs from Houai Samong to Xe Pian River, 10 meters high and 30 meters wide. It is an hour and 45 minutes boat trip up the Xe Pain river from Ban Mai (Sanamxay District). The other places can be reached by an hour walk.
       
Nonglom Lake
3 kilometers from Samakkhixay District. It is the best place for picnic.
Ho Chi Minh Trail
The memorial of war in Sanxay District close to Tadnampa Waterfall.
       
Kavanghine Place
The rock structure is thought to have been made in ancient times by people from the legendary Meuang Chueng. This is at Phouvong about  56 kilometers from Samakhixay District.
   
       
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