Wat Xieng Thong
four building in the wat with mosaics

by Lou Ann Weeks

On the northern tip of Luang Prabang, a Buddhist temple called Wat Xieng Thong (Temple of the Golden City) has existed since around 1560. It is a Lao monastery and is considered to represent typical Laos art and craft. This temple is in a garden along the banks of the Mekong River.

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