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Plain of Jars Site 3


Old Ruins

About Plain of Jars Site 3

The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. It consists of thousands of stone jars scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau.

Attractions near Plain of Jars Site 3

Xiangkhoang Plateau17.1km from Plain of Jars Site 3

The landscape features green mountains, rugged karst formations, and verdant valleys with plenty of rivers, caves, and waterfalls.

Wat Phia Wat23.37km from Plain of Jars Site 3

Wat Phia Wat is a war-scarred Buddha statue located in Muang Khoun, Laos.

Phou Bia34.71km from Plain of Jars Site 3

Phou Bia is the highest mountain in Laos and is located in the Annamese Cordillera, at the southern limit of the Xiangkhoang Plateau in Xiangkhouang Province.

Nam Song River84.57km from Plain of Jars Site 3

The Nam Song River is a small river in Laos that flows through the town of Vang Vieng. It is a popular tourist destination as many people enjoy seeing the Laotian countryside while going down the river in the inner tube of a tractor tyre or in a kayak. The river is surrounded by striking karst rock formations. Upstream from Vang Vieng, numerous bars have been built on the river's banks to attract the tourists floating by.

Jang Cave85.72km from Plain of Jars Site 3

Tham Jang is a cave just to the southwest of Vang Vieng, Laos. Approached by a bridge over the Nam Song River and then a long flight of steps, a spring is located about 50 metres inside the cave. The cave was used as a bunker in the early 19th century during the Chinese-Ho invasion.

Phou Khao Khouay National Park is located only 40 kilometres northeast of Vientiane, accessible via Route 13 headed to Tha Khaek. The park, which means “Buffalo Horn Mountain”, features some beautiful scenery and a vast array of biodiversity ranging from dense jungle to cool, misty pine forests, rivers and waterfalls, including noteworthy Tad Leuk and Tad Xay.

Where is Plain of Jars Site 3

Discover more attractions in Xiangkhouang Province, where Plain of Jars Site 3 is located

Xiangkhouang is a province of Laos located in the nation's northeast part.The province has the distinction of being the most heavily bombed place on Earth.