While domestic tourists have begun returning to Luang Prabang province after the control of the spread Covid-19 in Laos, tour guides who previously led groups of international visitors are failing to benefit.
WORLD heritage-listed Luang Prabang has once again shone on the global tourism stage after being voted among the 15 best cities to visit in Asia by readers of a US-based travel magazine.
A UNESCO world heritage site, Luang Prabang, is a small city that was the capital of the Kingdom of Laos until 1975.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the French Development Agency (AFD) have launched a joint project for preserving and enhancing Laos heritage in southern Champasak and Savannakhet provinces.
With disaster management efforts just now underway, the Plain of Jars is an important example of safeguarding World Heritage.
Luxury for way less.
Wat Phou is the oldest temple in Laos, once the center of Hinduism, worshiping the god Shiva.
Photo taken on Jan. 2, 2020 shows the sunrise scenery of Luang Prabang on the riverside of Mekong River, Laos. Luang Prabang, located aside the Mekong River, was listed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a world heritage in 1995. (Photo by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)
THE mystical archeological location known as the ‘Plain of Jars’ in the Xieng Khuang province received official certification as a World Heritage site recently.
Unesco officials recently added 29 sites to the collection of World Heritage Sites.
A trip to the former royal capital of Laos and an exploration of the history of the cooking there, preserved through one unlikely cookbook and the efforts of chefs today.
The alarm went off at 4:45 a.m., giving Steve Bergsman and his wife about 15 minutes to get ready.
The mysterious ‘Plain of Jars’ in Laos has long been a source of fascination to archaeologists and is now revealing more of its grisly secrets.
Three sites from Southeast Asia were added into the Unesco World Heritage list earlier this month at the World Heritage Committee meeting in Azerbaijan earlier this month – The Plain of Jars in Laos, Bagan in Myanmar, and the Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto in Indonesia. Here’s a news roundup…
Mayor of Xieng Khuang province, Laos, Bounton Chanthaphone has called for both domestic and foreign investors to develop tourism in the province to tap into the Plain of Jars, which was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO earlier this month.
During its 43rd session in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, the United Nation…
The mysterious ‘Plain of Jars’ in Laos remains one of the enigmatic ancient sites in the world – but researchers are now beginning to unlock some of its secrets. The thousands of strange stone jars found in the mountains and plains of upper Laos – recently listed as a UNESCO World Heritage protected site – …
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The Plain of Jars, a megalithic archaeological landscape in Xiangkhoang Plateau, northeastern Laos, has been named as a new World Heritage site by UNESCO.