Another temple that we visited was Wat Pa Phonphao that sits on top of a hill. It was late in the afternoon, and my dad just couldn’t imagine climbing up another flight of steps to visit the temple, especially when I mentioned that it sits on top of a mountain, but the TukTuk told us that he can drive right up to the temple. This temple is farther out from the rest, it’s about 2 miles from town, and we had to take the TukTuk to get there.
Wat Pa Phonphao was built in 1962, the temple looks somewhat modern in my opinion, but still has a touch of traditional craftsmanship at the windows and entrance of the temple. We were greeted by white cloth nuns or mai chee and the interior has murals of hell realms at the bottom portion, and heaven at the top.
The view of Luang Prabang is beautiful.