Pak Ou Caves

Pak Ou Caves

two caves above the Mekong with thousands of Buddha statues

Location: 

Houay Do, Laos

Duration: 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Pak Ou Caves: fantastic caves in the rock along the Mekong River
  2. Two Caves: carved into limestone with a history of thousands of years
  3. Tham Ting (lower): bright and packed with thousands of Buddha statues
  4. Tham Theung (upper): some more Buddha statues in a pitch black cave
  5. Tourism: many foreign visitors are coming by boat from Luang Prabang

Image sources

  1. Pak Ou Caves from the river
  2. Boats in the Mekong River
  3. Stairs up the Pak Ou hill
  4. Buddha statues in the cave
  5. Inside the dark cave

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