Nam Ngum Reservoir is the largest lake in Laos
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Nam Ngum Reservoir, Vientiane

Nam Ngum Reservoir, also known as Nam Ngum Lake, is the largest body of water in land locked Laos and it’s easily accessible on a day trip from both Vientiane and Vang Vieng. About Nam Ngum [Read more…]

Reclining Buddha at Wat That Luang Neua
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Wat That Luang Neua, Vientiane

Wat That Luang Neua is one of four temples surrounding the much more famous Wat Pha That Luang in Vientiane, Laos. When you visit Wat Pha That Luang we recommend that you spend 30 minutes [Read more…]

Xiang Khuan is the Laos name for Vientiane Buddha Park
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Buddha Park, Vientiane

Buddha Park, also known as Xiang Khuan, located on the bank of the Mekong River 23 km from Vientiane city centre, is a popular tourist attraction. The cheapest way to get there is to take [Read more…]

Lao National Cultural Hall in Vientiane
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Lao National Cultural Hall, Vientiane

The Lao National Cultural Hall is large government run exhibition hall which opened in March 2000. The construction of the hall was funded by a grant from the Chinese Government which explains why the flag [Read more…]

Looking south on the Ave Lane Xang
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Avenue Lane Xang, Vientiane

The Avenue Lane Xang is the widest boulevard in Vientiane in Laos. This grand thoroughfare connects two of the city’s most recognisable landmarks with other important landmarks on route. Built by the Royal Laos Government [Read more…]

Vientiane Presidential Palace viewed from the Ave Lane Xang
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Presidential Palace, Vientiane

The Presidential Palace in Vientiane is one of the city’s most famous landmarks and a national monument which features on the 50,000 kip banknote. The Presidential Palace is not open to the public but can [Read more…]

Chao Anouvong Statue in Vientiane
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Chao Anouvong Statue, Vientiane

The Chao Anouvong Statue is located in Chao Anouvong Park on the riverfront road in Vientiane. The statue faces the river and is near the area where Vientiane Night Market is held. The Chao Anouvong [Read more…]

Fude Miao Temple in Vientiane
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Fude Miao Temple, Vientiane

The Fude Miao Temple (also known as the Ho Kang Temple) is a Chinese temple located in Chao Anuvong Park in Vientiane, Laos. Admission to the Fude Miao Temple is free and it normally opens [Read more…]

Bronze Buddha statues at Wat Ong Teu
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Wat Ong Teu, Vientiane

Wat Ong Teu is Buddhist Temple in the centre of Vientiane which dates back to the 16th Century having been constructed shortly after Vientiane became the capital city of Laos. Wat Ong Teu takes its [Read more…]

Thai style roof at Wat Mixai
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Wat Mixai, Vientiane

Wat Mixai is Thai style temple on one of the busiest roads in Vientiane in Laos. Wat Mixai is a working temple with a children’s school in the grounds. Wat Mixai is not principally a [Read more…]