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Wat Inpeng Pagoda is a historical landmark of arts and culture, located on the north of Wat Ongtue Temple. There are many historical elements of interest to those studying Lao art and culture including the rock sculptures, Buddha image and rock columns depicting Mon and Khmer cultures
Despite many of the original items in this temple having since been removed. The pagoda still corresponds to the King of Gods. It was once said that during construction, He transformed himself into an old wise man to assist with construction. Legend also holds that He further transformed himself into an old white monk to help construct the Buddha image. From then on, the temple became known as Wat Inpeng, which means “to transform” .

Source: Laos Tourism Organization

Vientiane Capital - General Information
Xieng Khouan Buddha Park
Wat Sisaket Temple
Wat Simuang Temple
Wat Ongtue Temple
Wat Inpeng Pagoda
The National Ethnic Cultural Park
That Luang Stupa (Great Sacred Stupa)
Ta Lat Sao or Morning Market
Revolutionary Monument
Patuxay Monument
Khau Midthaphab or Friendship Bridge
Ho Pra Keo Museum