Take a tour of Pha That Luang in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.
The Pha That Luang, in Vientiane, means "Great Stupa", which is an appropriate name.
It is the biggest, most significant and treasured stupa of Laos.
It looks like a treasure with its gold-plated towers and walls.
The Pha That Luang is home to a holy Buddhist relic, the breastbone of Buddha.
The Vientiane stupa is an ancient structure, supposedly built in the third century A.D.
It is the most identifiable building in the city and is visible from any vantage point for miles.