Luang Prabang

What is Luang Prabang known for?


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. In June 1354, now with an army of more than 50,000 soldiers (at the site of the Phay Nam victory celebrated in Lao song ,) he was crowned ruler of Lan Xang (at present-day Vientiane.) The "million elephants under the white parasol" of the kingdom's name alludes to his


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In a small street 50m from the Mekong, slightly E of Kitsalat Rd phone tollfree fax price Around 200,000 kip depending on the room. checkin checkout content A rather nice accommodation with a quiet courtyard, close to both the Mekong and the night market. Air-con, hot water, 24 7 free tea and drink water, free Wi-Fi. They offer limited possibilities to buy tickets to other cities. Be aware that the rooms on the ground floor have virtually no daylight. *


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:00 most days of the week and their range of Lao Lao cocktails. * Commons:Category:Luang Prabang


Colonial Hotel

Hotel. *


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quality food. It has an appealing range of Belgian beer, cocktails and wine. Known for its lasagna, stews and curries. Recommended for vegetarians. A green bamboo garden with fairy lights confers a pleasant ambience. Attentive staff. *


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Prabang has a rich artistic and culinary history and the city's cooks were hired by the king. Typical local dishes include: O-lam (the favorite dish of Luang Prabang locals), Luang Prabang sausage, mokpa (steamed fish), Mekong River moss (served fried) with its chilli sauce (cheo bong). Gastronomy in Luang Prabang Transportation File:2014 LP airport.jpg thumb left New terminal, Luang


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entrance is on the road along the Mekong, another on the by-lane off the main road. * Out of town *


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alt url email address lat long directions phone fax hours price 40,000+ kip content Has two wings with decent clean doubles 40,000 kip. Triple room 50,000 kip. Free Wi-Fi and water. *

, absolutely tidy. Double rooms with fan and private bathroom. No Wi-Fi. * Commons:Category:Luang Prabang


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to be awakened early by roosters and the staff owners' screaming kids. A great place to meet some people and head out on the town if you're looking for community. Anyone seeking anything more private or personal would do well to find something else. * Commons:Category:Luang Prabang


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time, which starts 12:00 to 13:30, the dry summer sun can be scorching. To spend time comfortably while waiting for the sun to mellow at around 15:30, hang around at the public library across from the National Museum about 4 or 5 buildings down from the US-sponsored reading room. There are old English language newspapers still in circulation. Or better still, surf the net for free from the six Internet stations. Eat There are no McDonald's restaurants nor any multi-national fast food

Luang Prabang

WHS City of Luang Prabang Image 252px (File:Luang Prabang pano Wikimedia Commons.jpg) State Party Laos Type Cultural Criteria ii, iv, v ID 479 Region Asia (List of World Heritage Sites in Asia) Year 1995 Session 19th Link http: whc.unesco.org en list 479

'''Luang Prabang''', or '''Louangphrabang''' (Lao: ຫຼວງພຣະບາງ (wikt:ຫລວງພະບາງ), literally: "Royal Buddha Image (in the Dispelling Fear mudra)," pronounced ), is a city in north central Laos, at the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers about 300 km north of Vientiane. It is the capital of Luang Prabang Province. The population of the city is about 50,000. http: www.dailymail.co.uk travel article-2146908 Luang-Prabang-New-Delhi-From-simply-divine-reassuringly-sumptuous.html

The city was formerly the capital of a kingdom of the same name. It had also been known by the ancient name of '''Chiang Thong'''. chiang-tong Until the communist (communism) takeover in 1975, it was the royal capital and seat of government of the Kingdom of Laos. The old town centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The main part of the city consists of four main roads on a peninsula between the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers. The city is well known for its numerous Buddhist (Buddhism) temples and monasteries. Every morning, hundreds of monks from the various monasteries walk through the streets collecting alms. One of the major landmarks in the city is a large steep hill on which sits Wat Chom Si.

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