Exotic landmarks in Laos

Meet the most interesting and exotic landmarks in Laos, a country full of surprises. These attractions are no different from the landmarks of Thailand or sights in Vietnam because these countries have a long border with Laos.

All the three countries, together with Cambodia are in peninsula of Indochina. Let's start our walk in a row landmarks in Laos with the plane Xiang Huang. She is known for so-called planted jars. These jars have a height of 1 to 3 meters high and carved from sedimentary rocks. Scientists suggest that they were used as funeral urns 2,000 years ago. Most jars have around town Phonsavan - 250 pieces.

Another landmarks in Laos is Luang Prabang city. Located in the northern part of the country, located on both sides of the Mekong River. Actually this is the most beautiful place in the Asian country.

In the past, Luang Prabang has been called the city of the kings because there are buried most royals. Here are very well decorated with gold temples and monasteries and the Golden Palace of the last king of Laos. The architecture is similar to that in Thailand and China, especially the curved roofs of pagodas. The capital and largest city of Laos is Vientiane. Located on the border with Thailand and this is where all the administrative buildings that run the country. Bookmark and Share

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Natural landmarks in Laos on the Mekong River

The biggest landmark in Laos is the temple That Luang.

Represents a 35 m tower, which is the emblem of Laos. In the center of the arch Patuksay is similar to that in Paris, but in typical Lao style.

Other interesting places for tourists to Wat Sok Pa Luang and Wat His sake, Buddha Park, which are scattered hundreds of Hindu and Buddhist statues. Natural attractions in Laos can mention the waterfall Kuang Si.

60 meters high, located near the town of Luang Prabang.

Historical and architectural landmarks in Laos

It can be reached by a pleasant trail, and at its foot is small cascades of waterfalls and pools for bathing. From November to May is recommended to be visited by tourists.

Of reserves in Laos can mention the National Reserve Nakai-Nam Theun. It is characterized by evergreen vegetation - tropical forests and mountain beech and rich wildlife - 400 species of birds and the largest population of Indian elephants.

Valley of the Mekong River also offers many interesting places for people with adventurous spirit. Here you can get lost in the greenery on the banks of the river or go fishing, which is in abundance. In this part of Laos producing rice intended to feed.

The last suggestion is Bolaven plateau located in southern Laos. This plateau is actually a plane in which they grow rare varieties of coffee and tea. In this area there are two very beautiful waterfall - Tad Lo and Tad Fane. Tad Lo is wider and lower.

Passes through woodland and water is seeping through the rocks of the Cascades.

Tad Fane is the highest and high water of the river to form two separate sleeve water. Try walking with elephants, which I hope you will like.

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