Discover the Treasures of Laos – A Beautiful and Captivating Nation

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The country of Laos is always an interesting nation to visit. In this country, you will have the opportunity to discover many cultural and natural treasures that will capture your imagination.

Luang Prabang

The appealing Luang Prabang is an important and charming town that is one of Laos’ foremost tourist destinations. In this pleasant town, you will encounter an array of temples, palaces, interesting colonial buildings and picturesque natural features.

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That Luang

The Great Stupa or That Luang in the local language is ranked amongst Laos’ important national symbols and is considered to be the nation’s most sacred site. Located in Vientiane, a highlight of this Buddhist stupa is its dazzling gold exterior.

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Fort Carnot

Dating back to the days of French Indochina, the remnants of Fort Carnot can be found in Huay Xai. Travellers staying at Chiang Rai hotels in the region including the likes of Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort can plan a day excursion to visit this colonial remnant as well as explore charming Huay Xai.

Vang Vieng

The entrancing locality of Vang Vieng is sure to capture the imagination of the discerning visitor with its striking attractions. You will see that this town is surrounded by rivers, lofty mountains, rice fields and imposing cliffs that will draw the interest of the sightseer.

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Wat Sisaket

Your tour of Laos’ sightseeing attractions would not be complete without visiting the well-known Wat Sisaket. This charming temple is renowned for the thousands of Buddha statues that it contains. The majority of these statues which are of many different sizes were constructed between the 16th and the 19th centuries and are composed of stone, wood and bronze.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+

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