Enchanting collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures at Buddha Park in Vientiane
Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan or Spirit City, is an open-air sculpture garden housing a large number of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures. The park was built in 1958 by Bounleua Sulilat, a priest-shaman and sculpture artist on the bank of the Mekong River, around 25km southeast of Vientiane. There are more than 200 sculptures made from reinforced concrete displayed in the park that vary in sizes and shapes. Some are statues of Buddha and Hindu gods, the others are sculptures of demons, deities, and mythological creatures. The most striking spot is a giant pumpkin with three floors representing Hell, Earth, and Heaven. You can enter inside the pumpkin through a demon head’s mouth serving as the entrance, climb staircases and you will reach a vantage point that offers the entire park view. Another notable attraction is an enormous 40-meter-long reclining Buddha.
Tours with this experience
Explore the most important cities of Laos including Luang Prabang, Xieng Khuang and Vientiane
Step in the most holy lands of the country and understand about its cultural value
Fall in love with the breathtaking beauty of Kuang Si Waterfall waterfalls with cool turquoise water for swimming and a natural foot spa by the small fish
Visit the trip to Plain of Jars - witness the reminder of harrowing war
Relax in the stunning Kuang Si waterfall when swimming in the fantastic green water
Wander along Luang Prabang streets and explore the colorful temples, colonical buildings and beautiful lanes
Have a short visit to the most famous sites in Luang Prabang: Wat Visoun, Wat Aham, Wat Xiengthong, Royal Palace, and Wat Mai
Enjoy a relaxing cruise upstream on the mighty Mekong River to Pak Ou caves
Visit the bear rescue centre near Kuang Si waterfall and immerse in the natural beauty of the fall
Witness the simple rural lifestyle in Ban Xangkhong weaving village
See the major tourist attrations in Vientiane: Wat Sisaket, Wat Prakeo, Patuxay Monument, COPE Center, and Buddha Park
Admire the massive architecture of Patuxay, the Gate of Victory in Vientiane
Marvel at artistic Buddhist and Hindu statues in the amazing Buddha Park
Experience the peaceful silent alms giving in the morning streets of Luang Prabang
Explore traditional Laos architecture at Wat Xiengthong and Royal Palace Museum
Discover Kuang Si, the most beautiful waterfalls of Luang Prabang
Challenge with a zipline course at the top of Hoi Khua Waterfalls
Cruise on the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Sanctuary Caves and visit traditional villages on the shores
Soak in the grace of the UNESCO-listed exquisite town of Luang Prabang and visit Royal Palace Museum, Mount Phousi, Wat Xiengthong, Pak Ou Caves
Partake in unique Laos’ traditions: daily morning almsgiving and Baci ceremony
Experience rural life in Luang Prabang’s countryside and Ock Pop Tock Living Craft Center
Have fun with adorable elephants at Elephant Village
Kayak around the tiny islands on Nam Ngum Lake
Explore Vientiane, the peaceful capital of Laos with its fantastic temples: Wat Si Muang, Wat Sisaket, Wat Prakeo
Visit the country's impressive landmarks: That Luang, Patuxay Monument
Discover the hill tribe villages and stunning scenery surrounding Bolaven Plateau
Visit Wat Phou, ancient temple ruins in the countryside of Champasak
Enjoy the laidback atmosphere in the 4000 island region
Observe the lifestyles and daily activities of local people from Khmu, H’mong and Lao loum villages
Visit the bear rescued centre and main waterfalls in the Kuang Si waterfalls area
Drive a scooter to the Elephant Village to meet Asian gentle elephants and relax at Tad Sea waterfall nearby
Witness the peaceful morning alms giving ritual and the vibrant Phousi Market
Go kayaking on the Nam Song River and biking to Tham Poukham cave
Take in the beautiful scenery over the Nam Ngum Lake on a boat trip
Discover the unusual Buddha Park in Vientiane
Enjoy a day out in Bolaven Plateau with coffee plantations and stunning waterfalls
Experience the tree top ziplines and overnight stay in treehouse
Explore Wat Phou, one of the oldest archaeological sites in Laos
Unwind in the sleepy vibe of the 4000 islands area and visit beautiful waterfalls: Li Phi & Khone Phapheng
Visit best attractions in Luang Prabang such as Wat Xiengthong, Royal Palace Museum, Mount Phousi
Join a Baci ceremony at a local family and learn more about Laos’ culture
Admire beauty of Kuang Si and Tad Sea Waterfalls
Support Laotian children by a book party in Big Brother Mouse
Have fun at Elephant Village and explore how to take care of these gentle giants
Discover the laid-back atmosphere in Vientiane through city’s highlights: Wat Sisaket, Pha That Luang, Buddha Park
Enjoy a golf round at the scenic resort course, Luang Prabang Golf Club
Get a scene of rural life on a relaxing cruise upstream the Mekong River and visit the sacred Pak Ou Caves
Take a hands-on experience in Ban Xangkhong weaving village
Visit the bear rescue center and soak in the natural beauty of Kuang Si waterfalls
Play some golf rouds at Vientiane's best courses: KM6 Golf Club, Lao Country Club, and Dansavanh Golf Club
Explore the ancient Wat Si Muang and the bizarre Buddha Park
Catch the old sense of Vientiane on a city tour through its ancient temples and highlights such as Wat Sisaket, Haw Phra Kaew, Pha That Luang,...
Learn about the danger of UXO in Laos today at Xieng Khouang UXO-Survivors' Information Centre
See the bizarre scenery of the famed Plain of Jars
Explore the charming UNESCO-protected town of Luang Prabang
Swim in the spectacular Kuang Si falls and stop by some villages of H'mong, Lao Loum people
Trek through the hidden villages of Nong Khiaw and see the daily life of villagers
Take in the age-old beauty of Wat Phou amidst the natural settings of southern Laos
Visit the famous falls of Li Phi and Khone Phapeng as well as enjoy the sleepy vibe in the 4000 islands region
Immerse in the fresh air of Bolaven Plateau with green plantations and magnificent waterfalls
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