All Places From: Laos

Plain of Jars, Phonsavan, Laos

Plain of Jars, Phonsavan, Laos

  The Plain of Jars is a large area extending around the town of Phonsavan, where huge jars of unknown origin are scattered around the landscape. The stone jars appear in clusters, ranging from a single or a few to several hundred jars. The jars vary in height and diameter between 1 and 3 meters and are all made of ...

Patuxai, Vientiane, Laos

Patuxai, Vientiane, Laos

  Patuxai or “The Victory Gate” is the Laos version of an Arch of Triumph. It is located in Vientiane on Lan Xang Avenue and it was built with funds that the USA gave to Laos to build a new airport. The Government decided this monument was much more necessary.  Photo by Andrew Newdigate

Buddha Park (Xieng Khuan), Vientiane, Laos

Buddha Park (Xieng Khuan), Vientiane, Laos

  Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues and is a popular tourist attraction. Photo by Patrik M. Loeff