Mount Phou Si
Mount Phou Si is a 100m high hill in the centre of the old town of Luang Prabang, It lies in the
heart of the old town peninsula and is bordered on one side by the Mekong River and on the other side by the Nam Khan River. The hill is a local religious site, and houses several Buddhist shrines.
up the hill, overlooking the Nam Khan is Wat Tham Phou Si, a Buddhist temple. At the summit of the hill, overlooking the town and surrounding countryside, is Wat Chom Si, another Buddhist temple and is a tourist highlight of Luang Prabang.
From the top of Mount Phou Si you have an amazing 306 degree view of the city. In the foreground you will see the National Museum and roofs of the many Buddhist temples. In the distance, the Mekong
and Khan rivers are set against the dramatic mountain backdrop.