Nakhon Ratchasima         

Prasat Phimai
Prasat Phanom Wan

Prasat Mueang Kaek
Prasat Non Ku
Prasat Mueang Kao


Prasat Phanom Rung
Muang Tam

Ku Suan Taeng

Prasat Nong Hong
Prasat Kok Ngiu

Roi Et

Ku Ka Sing
Ku Phra Kona

Maha Sarakham

Ku Santarat
Ku Ban Daeng


Khao Phra Viharn
Prasat Sa Kamphaeng Yai

Prasat Ban Mueang Chan

Prasat Ban Prasat

Prasat Sa Kamphaeng Noi


Prasat Sikhoraphum
Prasat Hin Chom Phra

Prasat Muang Thi

Prasat Ban Phluang

Ta Muen Thom
Ta Muen Toch
Ta Muen
Prasat Yai Ngao
Prasat Phum Pon

Sakhon Nakhon

Phra That Dum
Prasat Narai Cheng Weng


Prasat Muang Singh


Ku Ban Ngiu

Sa Kaeo

Prasat Khao Noi

Khon Kaen

Ku Pueai Noi

Champasak, Laos

Wat Phu
Um Tomo

Wat Phu

Main Shrine of Wat Phu

Wat Phu or in Lao Vat Phou is a temple we long planned to visit. It is located in the Lao province of Champasak and is one of the best Khmer temples we have visited, ranking on the top along with Khao Phra Viharn and Prasat Phanom Rung. Wat Phu's site stretches 1400 meters up a hill and takes full advantage of the topography. A long and steep walk up the ancient staircase leads to the main shrine on top of the hill. Beautiful lintels and other stone carvings are located up here along with a stone carving of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Inside the main shrine are several old Buddha statues. 

Wat Phu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and while money started flowing getting here is a bit of an adventure. There is no real streets and crossing the river on floats presents a real picture of rural Laos. 

View down towards palace and Baray of Wat Phu


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