Buddha Park is a famous sculpture park with more than 200 religious statues including a huge 40-metre high reclining Buddha image.

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It was built in 1958 by Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat, a monk who studied both Buddhism and Hinduism.

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Buddha Park is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River.

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The park was started in 1958 by Luang Pu (Venerable Grandfather) Bunleua Sulilat.

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Locals refer to the Buddha Park as Xieng Khuan, which means 'Spirit City'. Forget the typical Buddha images seen in temples across Southeast Asia

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One of the biggest statues in the Buddha Park

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One of the special statue in the park

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Buddha Park is located in Xieng Kuan, it is far from Vientiane around 25km. Buddha Park is also situated closely the bank of Mekong River, you are very surprise of the peaceful scenery at here with one side is the garden, forest, spring and other side is a large Mekong River.

Buddha Park was built in 1958 by Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat (1932-1996), there are more than two hundred religious statues and the other statues in Hindu. All of these statues are made by the concretes (cement), specially there is the biggest Buddhist statue with the length 40m. Beside that, there are a lot of the statues which are symbolic for the human images, gods, animals and fiends.

The sizes and images of the stautes in Buddha Park are different, they are very diversified, each statue has its own meaning and legend. Finding and exploring Buddha Park you will feel very surprise and interested about all of the statues at here.

It is easy and convenient for you to catch a taxi or a tuk tuk from Vientiane to go to Buddha Park every time. And, Buddha Park is one of the most interested attraction where you should not miss once travel to Laos.