Xieng Khuan is a Buddha park in Vientiane, Laos by the Mekong River. Referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan means Spirit City. At the top, where the entire park is visible an enormous 40m high reclining Buddha, also a park attraction. The reclining posture may represent the Buddha resting but usually represents the mahāparinabbāna: the Buddha's final state of enlightenment before his death.
Vientiane. Laos. At the Buddha Park also known as Xieng Khuan (City of Ghosts) there are more than 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues. Through a demon´s mouth you can enter a building. Stairs bring you up. You walk up through hell, the earth and up to heaven. On the top of the building you have a great view of the Buddha Park.
Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos. Although it is not a temple (Wat), the park may be referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan, since it contains numerous religious images. The name Xieng Khuan means Spirit City. The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues.
Religious statues at Wat Xieng Khuan Buddha park, Vientiane Laos. Why you need to discover Laos!! Laos is one of the most beautiful and untouched country in the world. Click through to read more about this incredible country!