Wat Si Saket

The Viharn at Wat Si Saket in Vientiane, Laos

Temples of Laos: Wat Si Saket in Vientiane


Sitting opposite the Presidential Palace on the corner of Avenue Lang Xang and Setthathirat Road is Vientiane’s oldest standing temple – Wat Si Saket. Although the nearby Haw Phra Keo is known as the oldest temple in the city by dating back to the 16th century, it has been destroyed several times. Built in 1818 by… Read More