Laos

Laos

Laos, officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic, is one of the poorest nations in Southeast Asia. A mountainous and landlocked country, Laos shares borders with Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, Thailand to the west, and Myanmar and China to the north.

The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world's 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. Its estimated length is...

Wat Si Saket is a Buddhist wat in Vientiane, Laos. It is situated on Lan Xang Road, on the corner with Setthathirat Road, to...
Wat Xieng Thong Temple in Luang Prabang

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

Wat Phu is a ruined Khmer temple complex in southern Laos. It is located at the base of mount Phu Kao, some 6km from...
Vang Vieng, a Backpacker Town in Laos

Vang Vieng is a tourism-oriented town in Laos, located in Vientiane Province about four hours bus ride north of the capital. The town lies...
Pha That Luang Stupa in Vientiane, Laos

Pha That Luang is a gold-covered large Buddhist stupa in the centre of Vientiane, Laos. Since its initial establishment, suggested to be in the...
Vientiane, the Capital of Laos

Vientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos, situated on the Mekong River near the border with Thailand. Vientiane became the capital in...
Luang Prabang, the Former Capital of Laos

Luang Prabang is the former capital of Laos and a UNESCO World Heritage city. Set at the confluence of two rivers that almost surround the...
Plain of Jars, Lao's Mystical Prehistoric Landscape

The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. Scattered in the landscape of the Xieng Khouang plateau are thousands of megalithic...
Laos, Southeast Asia's Forgotten Treasure

Laos is one of the poorest nations in Southeast Asia. A mountainous and landlocked country, Laos shares borders with Vietnam to the east, Cambodia...

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