Are you interested in history and archaeological sites? Without too many other visitors around? Then you definitely should visit the Khmer ruins in Laos. Where you will need to share Angkor Wat in Cambodia with thousands of other tourists, in Laos you will only meet a few fellow visitors. Vat Phou, located near the city Champasak, also known as Wat Phu, was built by the Khmer in the 12th century. It is said that this complex would have been the inspiration for Angkor Wat. Vat Phou in Laos is a must-visit for those interested in art, culture and history. In this article you will find everything you want to know about visiting the Khmer ruins: Vat Phou in Laos.