As part of your holidays to Laos, you can explore the Plain of Jars in Xieng Khouang province. This archaeological site features hundreds of ancient stone jars that date back to the Iron Age. The jars are scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau, arranged
By joining this race, you will not only help save young lives, but also enjoy the beauty of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage town in Laos. You can run through the scenic streets, temples, and rivers of this charming town.
Blacksmithing is not only a craft, but also a cultural heritage of Laos. It reflects the history, diversity, creativity, and resilience of the Lao people.
The Phra Bang has been regarded by devout Buddhists as a symbol of the rightful and virtuous governance of Laos, as only a worthy and ethical regime deserves to be custodian of such a sacred image
The boat racing festival is one of the main activities on Luang Prabang province’s calendar, and takes place every year during Boun Hor Khaopadapdin on the 15th day of the ninth month in the Lao lunar year.
The boat racing tradition in Luang Prabang is deeply rooted in the rich cultural heritage of Laos. It’s an event that showcases not only the competitive spirit of the participants but also the close-knit community bonds that exist in this charming town.
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