If seeing Buddhas are you thing, then you’ll never find yourself at a loss in Laos. In fact, at Wat Si Sisket, there’s an impressive collection of over 2,000 of them. Housed in a cloister, the Buddhas meditate around the main temple, each of them aged with its own personality of time, material and ruin. It’s a virtual antiquities museum jogging you to reflect on the history and reincarnations of ‘The Reawakened One‘.
Cloister halls surrounding the temple.
Entering the hallway of buddhas
A hall of mirrors?
A Trinity of Buddhas
Discarded Buddhas (broken images discovered during excavations)
Wat Si Sisket
Across the street from the Presidential Palace
The cloister is open from 8:00am to noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Admission is 10,000 Kip (1.20 USD).
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