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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  • Well it’s worth to go and have a look at the sunset from up above and I think there are about 450 steps to climb so it’s good for your health  more »
  • Basically this is a good walk up fitness challenging steps to a single Chedi/tower. There are superb panoramic views but if you are going for the sunset and want selfies/photos then be warned that...  more »
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  • Wonderful place to watch the sunset. Get there early if you want a place to a it as it gets busy. Also nice for a wander around and explore, lots of statues and carved serpents etc... The views are worth the climb.
  • You have to walk up stairs first that takes 20 minutes. But, you will see all city with very nice view. So, I recommend that you don't miss to see sunset here.
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