VAT
MAI

 

TEMPLE STYLE: LUANG PRABANG STYLE I
YEAR FOUNDED: 1796
BUILT BY: KING ANOUROUT

Vat May, which means ‘’New Monastery’’, is without a doubt one of the finest on Luang Prabang. Built in 1796 by King Anourout, Vat May was given its present name following its restoration.

Vat Mai in
1894

 

INTERESTING STORIES

 

The Pra Sangkharat, highest Buddhist dignitary in Laos has been residing here since 1894.

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