Xieng Khuang Province
World heritage site Plain of Jars
PHONSAVAN District is the main capital city of Xieng khaung province is offer the awesome beauty of high green mountains and rugged karts formations. The old capital city is Muang Khoun, it was almost totally obliterated by Bombing during war, and the capital was moved to near by PHONSAVAN since 1975 after war finish. Several Muang Khoun Buddhist temples was Built 16th => 19th century , only ruins remain . Vat Pai Vat , Old stupa was built at same times as Thatlaung stupa located in Vientiane capital city since 15 century , however , survived the bombing and can be Visited . The main attraction in Xieng Khuang province is Plain of Jars N0: 1 and N0:2 , N0:3 , big and small Stone Jars difference sizes, Apparently carved out of solid rocks, are scattered all over the Xieng Khaung plateau , The biggest 1 reaches a height of 3.25 meters . researches have advanced difference theories as to the function of the stone Jars , estimated to be 2,500 to 3000 years old , According to local legend in the 6th century ( King Khun chack & Khun Chuang constructed a store rice wine by an army of giants stone Jars to celebration a military victory from war.