Wat Thatluang Neua and Wat That Luang Tai are 2 of the 4 temples originally built by the great stupa of Pha That Luang Vientiane. Wat Thatluang Neua is located north and Wat That Luang Tai to the south

Wat That Luang Neua

The great golden stupa Pha That Luang She was flanked by 4 temples, currently only 2 of them are preserved, Wat Thatluang Neua located in the northern part of the stupa of Pha That Luang, and Wat That Luang Tai, located south of the great stupa.



Information Thatluang Wat Neua


The temple Wat Thatluang Neua, also called Wat That Luang Neua, is located a few metres north of the great stupa of Pha That Luang. It is a building of tall columns guarded by 2 huge statues.


Wat Neua Thatluang
Wat Neua Thatluang

The temple Wat That Luang Neua can be seen from inside the enclosure of Pha That Luang.

Pha That Luang and Wat Neua Thatluang
Pha That Luang and Wat Neua Thatluang

The small temple Wat That Luang Neua makes shadow Palace which was built next to it, and which served as a residence of the Supreme Patriarch of Lao Buddhism.

Wat That Luang Neua
Wat That Luang Neua
Wat Neua Thatluang
Wat Neua Thatluang
Pha That Luang - Wat Neua Thatluang
Pha That Luang
Details of the palace Wat Neua Thatluang
Palace details
Exhibition inside Wat Neua Thatluang
Exhibition at Wat That Luang Neua
Interior of Wat Neua Thatluang
Interior of Wat Neua Thatluang
Interior of Wat Neua Thatluang
Interior of the palace
Inside the palace Wat Neua Thatluang
Interior of the palace
Around Wat Neua Thatluang
Around Wat Neua Thatluang
Wat Pha That Luang - Vientiane
Wat Pha That Luang - Vientiane


Wat That Luang Tai


Another temple that is currently preserved and that escort to Pha That Luang in the southern part is the temple Wat That Luang Tai. With a height far from Wat That Luang Neua this temple of South distinguished by their bright colors and decoration inside the temple.

Wat That Luang Neua
Wat That Luang Tai

Ceilings and parades of Wat That Luang Tai are decorated with religious motifs.

Wat That Luang Neua
Details of the temple Wat That Luang Tai



Wat That Luang Neua
Interior of Wat That Luang Tai

How to get to Wat Thatluang Wat That Luang Neua and Tai


Wat Thatluang Neua and Wat That Luang Thai temples are located a few meters from the Pha That Luang stupa, about 4 miles to the outskirts of the city of Vientiane ( Laos) to the side of the road Nongbone.

To reach these temples is best to take a tuk - tuk from the center of Vientiane, stopping at patuxai and in Pha That Luang. The price of the tuk- tuk is 50,000 kip (about 5 €).



Video of the Temple and palace Wat Neua Thatluang


Here you have a video of the palace near the temple Wat Neua Thatluang.


Thatluang Wat Wat That Luang Neua and Tai - Vientiane - Laos


Thatluang related Wat Neua

  • Pha That Luang the great golden Pha That Luang stupa, a few meters from Wat Neua Thatluang
  • Sisaket temple the only temple that survived the invasion of Siam in 1828
  • patuxai Thatluang way to Wat Pha That Luang Neua and the Arc de Triomphe of Vientiane
  • That Dam Stupa Black Stupa in Vientiane, monument dating from the times of Siam