Rising 150 m (492 ft) in the center of Luang Prabang's old town, Mount Phousi offers a fantastic view of the city's architectural, religious, and cultural landmarks. During your gentle ascent to the summit, stop by the surrounding temples and shrines where you can pray, enjoy the view, and rest. Halfway up the hill, notice the big-bellied Buddha statue tucked in a grotto. Bring an extra water bottle, a hat, good walking shoes, and some insect repellent. Make Mount Phousi part of your personalized Luang Prabang itinerary using our Luang Prabang vacation planner.
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Mount Phousi Reviews
Mount Phousi is there, in front of the Royal Palace, with an inviting stairway, so there is no excuse not to go up. Do not expect an amazing site, but it is worth every step you climb.My suggestion... more »
The climb is fairly easy, takes about 10 mins if you are fit and maximum 20 if you are not fit. Indeed the crowds can be big at sunset so as some other people have said, no need to go at sunset... more »
Wonderful place to watch the sunset. Get there early if you want a place to a it as it gets busy. Also nice for a wander around and explore, lots of statues and carved serpents etc... The views are worth the climb.
You have to walk up stairs first that takes 20 minutes. But, you will see all city with very nice view. So, I recommend that you don't miss to see sunset here.
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