VAT NONG
  

 

TEMPLE STYLE: LUANG PRABANG STYLE III
YEAR FOUNDED: 1729
BUILT BY: ONG NOK

Vat Nong was re-constructed in 1804 and features a single nave and porch with square pillars. Façade and pediment decorations were completed by the end of the 19th century.

Vat Nong in
1950

 

INTERESTING STORIES

 

This ‘’Pond Monastery’’ owes its name to a 211-kg bronze Buddha statue miraculously spared in the 1774 fire which ravaged the town and the monastery.

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