Wat Aham

Wat Aham

a temple and two stupas to protect the city of Luang Prabang

Location: 

Kingkitsarath Rd, Luang Prabang, Laos

Duration: 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Wat Aham: small Buddhist temple in Luang Prabang
  2. Visitors: one of the less visited temples in the city
  3. Monks: living in the monastery just next to the temple
  4. Spirits: allegedly the guardian shrines of the city
  5. Architecture: very colorful and lovely to look at

Image sources

  1. Wat Aham Temple
  2. Green spirit outside the temple
  3. Buddha sitting under a tree
  4. Buddhist monks inside
  5. Drawings of Siddharta

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