High in the mist-shrouded mountains of northern Laos, cut through by the Mekong river, is Luang Prabang, a remote town of glittering Buddhist temples and barefoot monks. Luang Prabang is a treasure trove of sacred art dating from the 17th century. 36 important Buddhist temples, elaborately carved and exquisitely frescoed and gilded are described and illustrated. In addition, the author discusses the architectural contributions of the French colonisers. Today, the combination of traditional Lao architecture and elegant ...

Ancient Luang Prabang 2006, River Books

ISBN-13: 9789749863244

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Ancient Luang Prabang 2001, River Books

ISBN-13: 9789749863664