14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Ceiling of the Laotian Arc de Triomphe (Patuxai)
In Laos’ capital city of Vientiane there is a replica of the Parisian Arc de Triomphe. It is larger than the original, had Laotian writing across its exterior, and had religious symbols decorating the ceiling.
|Photo Location:||Vientiane, Laos|
|Copyright:||© Jason Steinberg|