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Pha That Luang is a famous Buddhist temple located in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. It is considered to be one of the most important cultural and religious sites in Laos and is a symbol of Lao nationalism.

The temple is believed to have been originally built in the 3rd century and was reconstructed several times over the centuries. The current structure dates back to the 16th century and was renovated in the 1930s to restore its former glory.

Pha That Luang is a large complex consisting of several structures, including a central stupa, a surrounding cloister, and several smaller temples and buildings. The central stupa is covered in gold leaf and is surrounded by smaller stupas and statues of Buddha. The surrounding cloister features intricate carvings and murals that depict scenes from Buddhist mythology and Lao history.

The temple is a popular destination for both domestic and international tourists and is particularly busy during Buddhist festivals such as the Boun That Luang Festival, which takes place annually in November. During the festival, the temple is decorated with flowers and lights, and traditional ceremonies and performances take place.