Conservation of the Early 16th-Century Wat Visoun Temple in Luang Prabang

This project involves the conservation of the temple’s historic roof, one of the largest in the region.

One of the oldest temples in Luang Prabang and a repository for ethnographic objects since the 1940s, Wat Visoun requires remedial preservation to offset decades of neglect. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Laos, South-Eastern Asia, Luang Prabang, Asia, Lao People's Democratic Republic Organiser(s): Department of Information, Culture, and Tourism, Laos Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $125,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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