People’s Democratic Republic of Laos is a country located in Southeast Asia. Laos is also known as the country of a million elephants or Vientiane; its language is Laotian. Laos has a total area of 236.800 km2. The capital is Vientiane. Laos has 17 provinces and cities under which, there are 10 provinces sharing borders with Vietnam with a length of 2067 km. Laos’ population is currently about 7 million people, including the three main tribes Lao Lum, Lao Theung and Lao Sung, in addition to approximately 2-5% of Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai people living together in the city.
Laos is a country in Southeast Asia bordered by the sea. Mountain and forests occupy 3/4 of the area, with many forest products, animals and rare minerals. The climate is divided into two distinctive seasons, the rainy season from May to October, the dry season from November to April the following year. Mexican public stream flowing from north to south 1865 km long. There are high mountains 2820m Phu-beer compared with sea level, is the highest peak in Laos. Laos also has the station has many rare animals in the world’s most prominent living tigers, elephants and giant bull.
Lao culture is the culture of Buddhism. Buddhism was rooted in the ideology of the people of Laos, this influence is reflected in language and art, creating a unique ethnic Lao. With a population of approximately 7 million people and there are 1,400 large and small temple, Laos is a country with pagoda ratio than the world’s highest population. Pagodas, temples are your life with Laos, as well as community glue binding the tribes of Laos together – glue Buddhist culture. Thus the cultural, historical celebrities are associated with Buddhism.
Culture Laos as a sweet flow of life after life, forged a soul, manners, and culture of Laos. Over a period of five months is crystallized in the beautiful cultural traditions as Water splashing festival to dissolve all worries; Forced wrist only ones blessed, blessed distinguished guests, friends, it’s a very beautiful fine, unique and rare; and integrate with gongs, voice praise, which makes flexible soft coral captivating people, as inviting, as you hold the footsteps guests have come to Laos is not want to leave, as though only once that linger forever. The Lao people are very close and hardly any problems in the culture and great communication. They have a peaceful life and poetic, very kind and hospitable.
Laos has many cultural and historic buildings, with beautiful nature, there are many interesting landscapes as Pha That Luang (Vientiane), the ancient capital of Luang Phra-band (world cultural heritage), the temple Vatxixun ( Luang Prabang), Mount Fuji Slag, mysterious Plain of Jars (Xieng Khouang), Khone, Quang Xi waterfall, carpets tinh.vv But most striking of which is the Tower of That Luang (Pha That Luang) and the ancient capital of Luang Phra-tape, both have been recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage.
Thap Luang (Pha That Luang) – the world’s cultural heritage, Buddhism cultural icon and is now considered a symbol of Laos
Thap Luang (Pha That Luang) – the world’s cultural heritage, Buddhism cultural icon and is now considered as a symbol of Laos. Situated on a high, wide and flat ground in the east of Vientiane, Pha That Luang temple is large and most beautiful tower in Laos; is a cultural icon representing the creativity of Laotians was built in the sixteenth century, when the Kingdom of Lan Xang (Million Elephants) moved from Luong Prabang to Vientiane. Pha That Luang is one of the fewest Buddhist temples in the world kept the relics of Gautama Buddha when he attained Nirvana. The temple’s old bibliographic records that, in this area in 236 Buddhist calendar, the year 307 BC, people built a temple. When Buddhism became the state religion and a new capital Vientiane, along with the construction of palaces, castles, palaces, temples, the King Xetthathilat gave refurbished by building Pha That Luang stupa wrap up their old a new tower a large and beautiful and the architecture was preserved until today. The tower has a square pedestal, North and South each 68m wide, east and west each 69m wide, around 332 decorated by a stylized bodhi leaf. In addition to the 45m high tower, also has 30 small tower symbolizes the Buddha Shakyamuni with 30 years of arduous practice to become Buddha. On this small tower covering the Bali famous words inscribed the word of the Buddha. Pha That Luang festival takes place on the full moon day in December Buddhist calendar watch, lasted one week and ends on the full moon day of the month correctly.
Luang Prabang and Luang Prabang, meaning Big Golden Buddha. Luang Prabang has been recognized by UNESCO as a Historical and cultural heritage of the world in 1995. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, the ancient capital of Luang Prabang is one of the most crowded town of Laos. With its old town, ancient houses, ancient capital embraces hearts are scenic riveting as the New Temple, Imperial Palace – now the National Museum with thousands of artifacts, Mount Fuji Slag … Luang Prabang day month year round tourists always nuop nuop. History ancient capital of Luang Prabang is a long story attracted the inquiry of travelers. Much sort after mutiny, painful vicissitudes lasting hundreds of years, to Luang Prabang in 1707 officially became the capital of the Kingdom of Luang Prabang independent. When the merger of Laos, Luang Prabang French that was settled by Royal Laos. After independence, the king of Luang Prabang – Sivasang Vong become national leaders of the Kingdom of Laos.
Visiting Luang Prabang today, Luang Prabang ancient palace became the National Museum. Hundreds of precious objects kept golden past and many ups and downs of the country and culture of Laos. Sivasang Vong statue – king Luang Prabang, Laos national leaders placed the surface on-site National Museum is also an attractive destination, with hundreds of daily visitors to this spectacle, shooting Image. Net ancient bas intricate carvings with gilding, crystal imbued with cultural identity still kept pretty much on the residence of the Royal Lao old.
Especially, climbing over 329 stairs weaving between Champa ancient forest up Phousi temple situated atop towering mountains, visitors can panoramic scenery whole Luang Prabang. Far freshness Mekong River as embracing towns Quarter intermingled moss peaceful treetops, Luang Prabang palace located backrest respect of the Mekong River, the temples, glittering statue flashed Yellow taciturn as adorned stillness, solemn definition in Luang Prabang
Country, people and culture of Laos is carrying the boundless power, hiding countless miracles, its potential and internal resources are enormous. The potential and enormous resources that are being preserved, cultivated and promoted by the Party, State and people of Laos tribes in the new era, an era of integration and development.