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.
Heading to Luang Prabang in Laos? Great! Thers’s so much stuff to see and do there! Here’s Steph’s pick of the bunch – the top 17 things to do in Luang Prabang.
Essential guide for Mekong river cruises including where to go, the Mekong Delta, what time of year to go, how to combine cruises and information on Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia…
As part of the Asian Civilization Week, some 20 countries and organizations are participating in the culture and tourism exhibition. Exhibitors include officials, travel agencies and companies from cultural and creative industries all wishing to attract customers.
Escape the concrete jungle to Laos’ idyllic hidden gem – Luang Prabang…
Luang Prabang: It’s a fusion of temples, French colonial villas and traditional Laos homes on stilts.
Laos has suddenly become a tourism hotspot for adventurous Australians but Luang Prabang, Laos’ ancient capital, has been around for a long time.
Designated a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang’s temples, hotels, scenery and markets are definitely worth a visit.
From gorgeous natural surroundings, incredible Buddhist temples, and delicious food — there are plenty of things to do in Luang Prabang, Laos.
Luang Prabang’s must-see sites – places you have to visit when in Laos’ cultural and historical capital, the former cradle of Lao kings.
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Champassak province is getting ready to welcome domestic and foreign visitors from around the country, region and world to its annual Vat Phou festival on January 29-31 amid celebrations for Visit Laos Year 2018, an official confirmed on Friday.
The Vat Phou festival will have activities including a parade with Lao dancing representing the province’s ten districts, provincial Information, Culture and Tourism Department senior official, Mrs Mala Chanthalam told Vientiane Times.
“This parade is not held every year, but is held when the province has a grand celebration,” Mrs Mala said.
Visitors can also enjoy sports games, theatrical shows and a Lao concert while the final evening will see a candlelight procession in which visitors can join, she said.