Stock Photo - Vat Xieng Thong. The temple of the Royal City (the most beautiful in the whole Laos) was edified by King Setthathirath close to the Mekong river. With its roof sloping down to the ground. It is characteristic of Luang Prabang architecture from the times of the kingdoms of Lang-Wang and Canna. Its rear elevation is decorated with a coloured mosaic on a red background representing the ´Tree of life´. Continuing through the sanctuary is the red chapel whose esternal walls are ornated with glass mosaics of Italian inspiration. Inside a laying Buddha, a rare jewel of Lao statuary. Royal carriage in the chapel of funeral hearses. Luang Prabang city. Laos.

Stock Photo: Vat Xieng Thong. The temple of the Royal City (the most beautiful in the whole Laos) was edified by King Setthathirath close to the Mekong river.

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