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What to know when visiting Luang Prabang?

Royal Palace in Luang Prabang
If you’re planning to travel Luang Prabang, you would wonder what to know about Luang Prabang. Its beauty is adorned by the mountains, forest and famous Mekong River. There are many visitors comment that Luang Prabang represents the most typical and splendid things of Laos. Hereunder are some things to know beforehand. Travel Luang Prabang with:  Indochina tours Laos

What to know when visiting Luang Prabang

What to know when visiting Luang Prabang – source: internet

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang – the former capital of Laos is one of most beautiful destinations in this country. It is the place where you might spend most of your time and money. Here, you can visit magnificent temples of the ancient capital such as Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Visunarath, Wat Mai, Wat Aham, Wat Sene… and also Vietnamese Buddhist Temple on Mekong River.

Temples in Luang Prabang

Temples in Luang Prabang – source: internet

Beautiful scenery

If you are keen on taking a lot of photos, you do not have to worry about pretty photos in Luang Prabang. You might want to know where to take beautiful selfies. You can go hunting sunrise scene, cruise on the river to take pictures of mountains and rivers, visit small houses on the mountains. You can either visit busy, crowded streets in the ancient capital of Laos or you can walk alone on rural roads. You can see: Laos travel packages

Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang – source: internet

What to eat in Luang Prabang

The most delicious delicacies in Luang Prabang is grilled chicken, roasted pork and bamboo shoots. It can be said that bamboo shoot dishes are specialty of Laos because this country owns a lot of forest. Noodle is also one of the favorite dishes in Laos. It’s nearly the same as Vietnamese noodle. What you need to remember most is that the food here is very tasty but quite spicy, if you do not eat spicy dishes, you should be careful. Beer is a favorite drink especially in Laos, it is often used in conjunction with Laotian cuisine.

Street food in Luang Prabang

Street food in Luang Prabang- source: internet

You can easily find all delicious street food at the markets. The markets in Luang Prabang are as peaceful as its natural surroundings. However, night markets are noisy, animated, colorful. At every market there are so many interesting things waiting for visitors to discover. What’s more, the sellers here are especially friendly, hospitable.

The famous architecture

The Royal Palace is the first destination that you should not miss. Travelers would be surprised by gorgeous architecture and magnificent beauty that will exist in their memory. Sacred temples, pagodas are also tourist places that visitors must set foot to once they visit Luang Prabang. Laos is considered as number one home of Buddhist temples all over the world with more than 1400 temples, especially Luang Prabang. You should dress discreetly, politely if you have intention to those spots. Remarkably, you must take off your shoes before coming sacred destinations.

Royal Palace in Luang Prabang

Royal Palace in Luang Prabang- source: internet

With 90% population of Buddhist, the people here are very kind, gentle and cordial. Laos country will bring you a sense of truly peace as well as respect for Buddism Religion. However, be careful with your actions in order not to be offensive and note what-to-know list to have a smooth and exhilarating trip in Luang Prabang.

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Happy Traveling!

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