If you look at “Pakse” as part of the house Pakse would be another door waiting to be open for visitors to visit Laos. Which this small town has been important since the past. Even today, whoever enters southern Laos has to come through a gate called Pakse first. And that’s what makes many people overlook Pakse. Today we will make you stop time at Pakse. Take you to see attractions in Pakse and nearby cities. which includes ancient sites, waterfalls, hiking trails How interesting will it be? Let’s go see it.
1. Marigold Market
If you want to buy fresh local products at an affordable price, you need to go and visit the Marigold Market. It is one of the largest markets in Pakse. There will be local merchants bringing agricultural products such as vegetables, fruits, fresh products, seafood, meat, local handicrafts, etc. to be actively sold. Including electrical equipment electronic equipment Who came across from Thailand and wants to buy utensils You can visit this market now. Guaranteed to have everything.
2. The old church of Pakse
Pakse is one of the cities that used to be under French power. There are still some colonial-style houses and architecture here. There is also the adoption of Christianity. This can be seen from the old church located in the heart of the city. Not far from Champasak Hospital. The church is a pale yellow building in European style with simple interior decoration. It is airy beautiful use as a place for important ceremonies on different days of Christians in Pakse. And nearby towns
3. Wang Chao hold merit
Champasak Palace Hotel is not the only luxury hotel in Pakse. But there is also an interesting history here. Because this place is start by Prince Boun Oum, the last ruler of Southern Laos. That means that this is the old palace of Pakse. It started to build in 1969. But it wasn’t until the palace was complete. Chao Boon Aum emigrated to France. The Lao government. Therefore came to build more until it was completed. And transforme into a luxury hotel like today
The uniqueness of this hotel is that there are more than 1,900 doors and windows in total, with a total of 7 floors, so the locals call this place a thousand rooms pavilion. With traditional Lao architecture. The interior is beautifully decorate. The upper floors of the hotel overlook the Mekong River, the mountains, the Lao-Japanese Bridge. Clearly
4. Prasat Hin Wat Phu
Ancient monuments of the country Located on the Mekong River close to Pakse Built from the 11th-13th century, more than 1,000 years old, which has Khmer architecture. Built of sandstone and brick, the surrounding castle retains its original layout. There are old patterns around the castle. Surrounded by mountains and green forests. The beauty of Prasat Hin Wat Phu has been register as a world heritage site. by UNESCO in 2001
5. Wat Luang
Wat Luang or Wat Phoratana Sadsadaram is an ancient temple in Southern Laos. Located in the heart of Pakse, on the banks of the Se Don River. It was built in 1935 and combines traditional Lao arts with modern art. It is the first monastic school of Champasak city. What is interesting is the temple. With beautiful wood carvings on the doors and windows. There is an old building use as a library. The building next to the river is use as a place for monks to study Buddhism.
6. Phu Salao Temple
Wat Luang or Wat Phoratana Sadsadaram is an ancient temple in Southern Laos. Located in the heart of Pakse, on the banks of the Se Don River. It is built in 1935 and combines traditional Lao arts with modern art. It is the first monastic school of Champasak city. What is interesting is the temple. With beautiful wood carvings on the doors and windows. There is an old building use as a library. The building next to the river is use as a place for monks to study Buddhism.