The City

Luang Prabang UNESCO World Heritage Town

Born on a peninsula, nestled at the junction of the Mekong and Khan Rivers, Luang Prabang is a magical place. Dozens of temples, whose monks and novices inhabit the town and surrounds, provide and a peaceful and unusual ambience. This combined with the natural beauty, makes it an ideal getaway from busy modern city life. 

Running will be the reason to come, but you will have time to explore and so here are some useful sites that can help plan your trip.

Luang Prabang Provincial Tourism, Culture and Information Dept. –
For a map of Luang Prabang and surrounds –
UNESCO World Heritage Centre –
For information about the many temples  –
A great guide to Luang Prabang from some local residents –

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