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Luang Prabang National Museum and Haw Phra Bang - Lao royal palace and temple

A visit to Luang Prabang is incomplete without a visit to the Natinonal Museum, old Royal Palace, and Haw Phra Bang Temple. The Royal Temple is the home to the legendary Phra Bang Buddha, and sits on the grounds of the old Luang Phrabang Royal Palace. Today, the site is operated and maintained by the Luang Phrabang National Museum, and is one of the best and most interesting sites in the entire city.

The Holiest Site in Thailand: Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Grand Palace)

If you have only one day in Bangkok and only time to visit one part of town, it will probably be the city's old town, Rattanakosin, home to some of the most famous and important sites in the city. Among these is Wat Phra Kaew, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Located inside Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex, the temple is the location of the Emerald Buddha, and the most sacred and important Buddhist site in the country.