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Hophakeo

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 8 February 2011 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Just round the corner from the hospital is the museum housed in the Hophakeo
This is one of the series of beautiful Buddha statues outside the Hophakeo, a Wat built especially to house the Emerald Buddha when it was captured by the Laotians from the Thais. For it's current home see here
Below is the Lao take on the story on the museum's signboard.