VAT
PAK KHANE

 

TEMPLE STYLE: LUANG PRABANG STYLE I
YEAR FOUNDED: 1737
BUILT BY: KING INTHASOM

A building in the style featuring peripheral nave with three naves and six bays, the Vat Pakkhane’s viharn has eight irregularly spaced doors and windows. The two superposed roofs are independent from each other.

Vat Pakkhane in
1930

 

INTERESTING STORIES

 

The name of this temple is derived from its location at the mouth of the Mekong’s tributary, the Nam Khane. 

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