VAT
SI BOUN HEUANG

 

TEMPLE STYLE: LUANG PRABANG STYLE II
YEAR FOUNDED: 1758
BUILT BY: KING SOTIKAKOUMANE

Vat Si Boun Heuang’s viharn is characterized by its elevated base and simple rood, overlapping in the middle and bordered with roof-horns in glass-inlaid stucco, representing the upper torso of a naga.

Vat Si Boun Heuang in
1930

 

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Unfortunately, the paintings within the complex’s viharn are deteriorating increasingly. However, one can still see very fine Buddha status in the Hiek Fone ‘’Rain Calling’’ attitude, which are good examples of Luang Prabang art of the XVIIIth century.

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