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, about 25 kilometers from Vientiane. Buddha Park is also located near the Mekong River, and you will be surprised by the peaceful scenery here, with one side being a garden, forest, and spring, and the other side is a large Mekong River.

Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat (1932-1996) built Buddha Park in 1958, and there are over 200 religious statues and other Hindu statues.

All of the statues Buddha Park are made of concrete (cement), with the largest Buddhist statue measuring 40 meters in length. Aside from that, there are numerous statues that represent human images, gods, animals, and demons.

The sizes and images of the statues in Buddha Park vary greatly, and each one has its own meaning and legend. Finding and exploring Buddha Park will leave you surprised and intrigued by all of the statues.

It is simple and convenient to take a taxi or tuk-tuk from Vientiane to Buddha Park every time. And Buddha Park is one of the most interesting attractions that you should not miss if you travel to Laos.

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