monument in Laos

Patuxai (Lao: ປະຕູໄຊ, which means "Gate of Victory" or "Gate of Triumph") is a monument located in Vientiane, Laos. It is similar to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, but it is designed in Lao style. For an example, Lao mythological creatures have been used to decorate it.[1][2] [3][4][5][6]


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  2. Atiyah, Jeremy (2002). Rough guide to Southeast Asia. Rough Guides. p. 565. ISBN 978-1-85828-893-2. Retrieved 2010-03-30.
  3. "Patuxay Arch in Vientiane Laos". Lonely Planet. Archived from the original on 2009-11-24. Retrieved 2010-03-30.
  4. fay, Kim (2005). To Asia with love: a connoisseurs' guide to Cambodia, Laos, Thailand & Vietnam. Things Asian Press. pp. 65–67. ISBN 978-0-9715940-3-6. Retrieved 2010-03-30.
  5. "Patuxay Monument is expected to draw big crowds". Laos Voices. 2009-08-08. Archived from the original on 2010-02-25. Retrieved 2010-03-30.
  6. White, Daniel (2010). Frommer's Cambodia & Laos. Frommer's. pp. 230–232. ISBN 978-0-470-49778-4. Retrieved 2010-03-30.