The Plain of Jars, Phonsavan

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See the mysterious megaliths of The Plain of Jars, scattered with thousands of massive stone containers. Of unknown ancient origin, the jars range from 1 to 3 meters in height (3 to 10 feet). Over 90 clusters of these puzzling objects exist across this part of the country. Since the area was carpet-bombed by the American forces, only a few of the archaeological sites have been cleared from unexploded bombs and can be safely visited. Put The Plain of Jars on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Phonsavan tour planner.
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  • Take your time and combine a visit with other sites. For an excellent guide look up Tey Lassada on Google or TA.  more »
  • We had such a great time with our tour guide Mr Nouds. We did the first tour option which included the 3 sites, the spoon village and an old tank. We would highly recommend this company! What the...  more »
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  • A beautiful walk through rice paddy fields brings you to the plain of jars site 3. A wide range of jars under a canopy of trees - many are fully intact. Very picturesque
  • This site was the best one of the three. It was nicely shaded and had lots of jars. The walk there was super cool. You walk through a rice paddy field and over a bamboo bridge. There was also no one else there which was a nice break.
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