Wat Prabath

This important pilgrimage site along the road between Vientiane to Pakxan with it’s huge “foot print” of lord Buddha is a significant placee for all Buddhists in the country. The people in the area believe that when someone is passing this place one must stop for a while to pray respect to the spirits for a good journey.

Phonesan Temple
This small, but picturesque temple overlooking the Mekong river is well known for “Bang Fai Phayanak” or the “Naga Rocket”. a mysterious and still unexplained phenomenon, which occurs every year during the 15th day of the 11th month (according to the lunar calendar), when small fire balls in different colors shoot out of the river for about 10 to 15 meters and disappear in the sky.

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