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Outside wall of the Sim of the Wat Xieng Thong

Outside wall of the Sim of the Wat Xieng Thong





Artist : Anonymous

UNESCO World Heritage Site (Définitif) : 1995

Item 7 on 20
Place(s) of worship
Painting (Religious theme)

Area related
Luang Prabang (Laos)

Description   

During the 1960s Wat Xieng Thong was completely remodeled and redecorated, becoming the splendid temple we see today. The roof was repaired. The entrance was gilded. Both the interior and the exterior walls were covered with black, glossy lacquer and decorated with figures and symbols in gold leaf.
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Outside wall of the Sim of the Wat Xieng Thong
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