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Wat Xieng Thong (or Temple of the Golden City) is a Buddhist temple (wat), located on the northern tip of the peninsula of Luang Phrabang, Laos.

Wat Xieng Thong is one of the most important of Lao monasteries and remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art.

There are over twenty structures on the grounds including a sim, shrines, pavilions and residences, in addition to its gardens of various flowers, ornamental shrubs and trees.


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References:

World and its Peoples: Eastern and Southeastern Asia – Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam: Volume 6. Marshall Cavendish. 2007. pp. 798-799. ISBN 978-0-7614-7639-9.

 

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