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Mount Phousi, Luang Prabang

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Rising 150 m (492 ft) in the center of Luang Prabang's old town, Mount Phousi offers a fantastic view of the city's architectural, religious, and cultural landmarks. During your gentle ascent to the summit, stop by the surrounding temples and shrines where you can pray, enjoy the view, and rest. Halfway up the hill, notice the big-bellied Buddha statue tucked in a grotto. Bring an extra water bottle, a hat, good walking shoes, and some insect repellent. Make Mount Phousi part of your personalized Luang Prabang itinerary using our Luang Prabang vacation planner.
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  • It’s quite a climb, but it’s worth it. View over Luangprabang is magnificient. You het a good overview on the area. On th way, there are a lot of statues to admire.  more »
  • At the heart of Luang Prabang's Old Quarter peninsula, right between the rivers Mekong and Nam Kham, you will find "Phou Si Mountain", also mentioned as "Mount Phousi". Before going, check the...  more »
  • View is really great, if you are in Luang Prabang you should come here. A lot of people come before sunset so they can find the right spot, so it could be little crowded. But anyway, its a good place to relax, just sit on the west side to enjoy a view of the town.
  • Good view for sunset in Luang Prabang. Entrance fee will be charged by caretakers. *** Press Like 👍 if helpful, Thank you ***

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