Watxiengkuan (Buddha park):
It built in 1958 by monk Bounleua to teach Lao Buddhism by carving merged Buddha and Hindu traditions in Pumpkin shaped monument with 3 levels: Hell, Earth and Heaven. It located on the curve of Mekong River about 24 km from city center.
Thatluang stupa (National symbol):
This stupa built in 1566 by King Sayasetthathiraj to contain relics of the Lord Buddha himself, is said. This religious monument using for Buddhist ceremony ( Festival) in November, there are hundred of the monks come from around the country gather to accept alms.
Patuxay monument (Victory gate):
It was built in 1958 to commemorate those who died in the past war. Here is a good place to climb up the top for a panoramic view of Vientiane capital. It located in capital central. The decorated Patuxay is more colorful at night as well as the nice yard with lovely fountain displaying.
Horprakeo (Emerald Buddha):
It was originally built in 1565 king Sayasethathiraj as royal temple to house the Emerald Buddha before taking to Bangkok by Siamese in 1779, Thailand. Since then, the worshipful has been converted a museum opening to the publics every day, except Monday.
Watsisaket( Sisaket museum):
It was built in 1818 by King Anouvong and there is only this temple survived form attacking in the former war. Therefore, it is the oldest standing temple with its many wall niches holding small Buddha images more than 2000 in Vientiane capital. It has been a Buddha museum today.
Watsimuang (Holy temple):
It was built in 1563 when the King Setthathirath moving from Luangphabang to settle Lanxang kingdom in Vientiane capital as the main town foundation pillar. The legend of this temple is so mysterious that there are many people from countries to ask for wishes.