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Vientiane Half-Day City Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Vientiane at 9:00 am for morning departure or 2:00 pm for afternoon departure and begins at the serene Wat Sisaket the only temple left intact after the Siamese (Thai) invasion in 1828. It is one of the most beautiful temples in the capital and its breezy teak covered hallways are filled with thousands of miniature Buddha statues.Continue on to the nearby Wat Phra Keo. Used as a religious museum Wat Phra Keo displays a collection of both Lao and Khmer works of art. Also nearby is the Presidential Palace. Although you are not allowed to visit inside it is a good glimpse in to the town’s colonial past as this building formerly served as the French governor’s palace. Visit COPE an association working to help landmine victims. A visit to the center provides in-depth information about the history of the American/Vietnam war and the lasting impact of unexplored ordinances (UXO) in the area and the efforts underway to clear them. Laos’ version of the Arc de Triomphe
From $45.00
 
Private Tour: Vientiane City Sightseeing and Buddha Park
"In the morning you will be picked up at your hotel in Vientiane at 8:30 am and start this relaxing tour.Proceed to the well-known Buddha Park located 25 km from the city. The park is home to over 200 statues of Buddha and Hinduism characters made by concrete especially the enormous sleeping Buddha statue which is 40m in length. Get inside the enormous monument with different floors symbolizing for Hell Underworld and Heaven. Many statues seem not to enter the static meditation and peace they exude the frustrating look that makes a lot of different emotions. Relax and enjoy a picnic lunch and then head back to Vientiane City for sightseeing. Upon arrival in the city visit the Patuxay a famous memorial monument built in 1957 and also one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. The architecture of the monument was inspired by the architecture of Triomphe in Paris and combined with typical Lao motifs. From the top of the monument
From $109.00
 
Guided Vientiane City and Buddha Park Full-Day Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Vientiane at 8:30 am and then begin your day at the serene Wat Sisaket the only temple left intact after the Siamese (Thai) invasion in 1828. It is one of the most beautiful temples in the capital and its breezy teak covered hallways are filled with thousands of miniature Buddha statues.Continue on to the nearby Wat Phra Keo. As a religious museum the Wat Phra Keo displays a collection of both Lao and Khmer works of art. Also stop by the nearby Presidential Palace and appreciate the building building from outside (going inside is not permitted). Have a good glimpse into the town’s colonial past as one of the most popular and venerated temples in Vientiane before Continue to the Patuxay monument Laos’ version of the Arc de Triomphe where you can climb the stairs to the roof for sweeping panoramic views of the city. Next
From $52.00

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Khop Chai Deu Restaurant

The Khop Chai Deu Restaurant is clean and service is quick. We passed a lot of european and local restaurants in Vientiane but this became our favorite because it's got cool a/c, cool decor and the...
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street stalls

Many stalls are scattered around selling baguettes with a filling of your choice and cost a little over a dollar or you can buy a plain baguette at the market stalls or at the local bus station and...
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Scandenavian Bakery

We stumbled upon this Bakery/ Coffee/ Cafe walking the streets. I did not consider it a bakery as it is more upmarket with nice tables and chairs, evening meals, great cakes and pastries etc etc.It...
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Heuankeo Restaurant

The Heuankeo Restaurant is a hidden gem in Vientiane! The chef is passionate about her cooking and taking care of her customers. The food is soo...yummy, tasty and authentic!!! They serve a fair...
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Vienkanphou Restaurant

This restaurant is a garden restaurant on a small side street. It has waiters dressed in uniforms, and it seems a little more up scale than some of the others. Service is good as is the food. I had...
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Banlao Bear Garden

The Restaurant is across the street from the Best Western hotel. It is a garden restaurant, meaning you eat outside. It doesn't look like much of a place, but these places have the best unpretentious...
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Top floor of Talat Sao

There are many restos around the hotels and main tourist district but if you want to eat cheap (but are not so picky about you eat) which locals also patronize, then just head to the Talat Sao mall ,...
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Alexia Tex-Mex

Everytime we go on holiday, one of the first things I Google is to see if the cities or towns have a Mexican restaurant, as we love Mexican food. I think the only country that did not have any Mexican...
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Khop Chai Deu

Tried the 'Laos Discovery Set' which takes you through various courses of typical Lao dishes (fish hot & sour soup, papaya salad, laap, sticky rice etc) including a glass of Lao Lao (rocket fuel)....
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Nang Khambang Lao Food Restaurant

Lao food is very tasty, provided it is done with the right ingredients. This relatively modest resto has been recommended to us by the taxi driver, and he definitely gave us a good tip. I had Lao Fish...
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Taj Mahal

This small, simple Indian restaurant is located just south of the National Culture Hall and has Indian food at good prices. It's meant to be the best Indian in Vientiane, according to Lonely Planet...
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Joma Bakery/Cafe

There's another Joma Bakery in Luang Prabang, which I also went to, and I came here for lunch and had a slice of apple crumble, which evoked my taste buds from home, and a banana milkshake for 30,000...
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Full Moon

This is a very popular restaurant that's located in the centre of the city in one of the streets that leads away from the river. It has a contemporary design, soft seating and good music which add to...
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Xayoh Restaurant

Xayoh is a trendy pizzeria and bistro that also serves a handful of Lao and Thai dishes. The setting is lovely, but the menu is generic. This is a popular place for an afternoon jug of beer or two and...
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Top Hotels in Vientiane

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6 Pang Kham Street, PO Box 1618, Vientiane, Laos
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Fa Ngum Road, Ban Seetarn Neua, Vientiane, 54120, Laos
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Chao Anou Road, 112, Ban Wat Chan, Chanthabouly District
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248 Khouvieng Road, Ban. Nongchanch P.O. Box 9698, Vientiane, Lao PDR, Laos
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Unit 9 Ban Khountathong, Samsenthai Road, Sikhotabong, PO Box 585, Vientiane, Laos
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Chao Anou Rd., Vat Chanh, Vientiane, Laos
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Things to Do Near Vientiane

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Mekong River

The best place to view the sunset in my opinion is from a restaurant overlooking the Mekong. There are lots of people offering sunset cruises too. You will encounter them as you stroll along the...
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"back to Vieng Chan"
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"Vientiane: Titch vs. the Mozzies"
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"Vientiane.."
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"Vientiane, capital of tranquility"
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"Vientaine - Capital City of Laos"
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