Wat Prakeo is a former temple in Vientiane, Laos.

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Wat Prakeo is situated on Setthathirath Road, to the southeast of Wat Si Saket.

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Wat Prakeo was built in 1565–1566.

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Wat Prakeo temple was built on the grounds of the royal palace to house the Emerald Buddha figurine.

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Wat Prakeo temple was used as Setthathirath's personal place of worship.

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Wat Prakeo is now used as a museum where some of the best examples of Laos religious art is displayed.

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Wat Prakeo temple was rebuilt in 1816 by King Anouvong.

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