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"Vientiane is small enough that its not an overwhelming city and you can find your way around quite easily."davestravelcorner.com
"Vientiane is another popular city visited by tourists in Laos, which is a laid back city that offers an array of French colonial architecture and Buddhist temples."everything-everywhere.com
"Vientiane is alright if you're just passing through, but I wouldn't go out of my way for it."indietraveller.co
"Vientiane is actually a sophisticated retreat when travelling in this region."bbqboy.net
"Vientiane is located on a bend of the Mekong, in the middle of a very fertile alluvial plain."stridetravel.com
"Vientiane is a laid back city with some interesting sights AS well as the most sophisticated ."bbqboy.net

Southeast Laos

Vientianes location

Vientiane at a glance

Capital
Culture
Alternative
Food
River
Calm City
Cheap
Very Touristic
Architecture

197,000

Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Vientiane

Airports:

Wattay International Airport (VTE)

Udon Thani Airport (UTH)

About Vientiane

Vientiane is a town (Laos) with 196,731 inhabitants. And also, Vientiane is in the center of Laos. It is great for a trip with much cultrue. And also, it is the capital of Laos. Vientiane offers you the possibility to relax next toby a river.

Things to do

The capital city of the most heavily bombed country in the world – thats how we’d been introduced to Vientiane. But the sheer volu

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Other places to see in Vientiane

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Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of awesome, fun things to do in Vientiane Laos. Not many people have a clue what to d

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The Best Things to Do in Vientiane Laos

Discover the Legend of That Dam

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Vientiane is the capital of Laos and is located along the famous and mighty Mekong River. Vientiane is not a busy and bustling cit

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Discover more history in the Lao National Museum

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Eat & drink

In this Vientiane travel food guide for food lovers, I’ll share with you the details of the best restaurants and street food I tri

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Restaurants & street food

Lao food overview

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Looking for the best cafes and coffee shops in Vientiane, Laos (visit Laos itineraries)? From retro cafes serving organic Lao coffee to minimalistic spac

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Best Cafes in Vientiane – Where to drink coffee in the capital of Laos

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Another quintessential Lao experience in Vientiane, having lunch on a thatch-covered boat motoring slowly down the river. ...

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5. Champa Garden Restaurant

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Worth to visit

Having been in Thailand (see itineraries) the last 4 months we appreciated the difference that is Laos. The first thing that you’ll most likely noti

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I think the right answer is: it depends. If you are staying just one day and it’s one of your first trips to Asia, you might enjoy

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All told, our day out ended up costing the two of us about US$14. ...

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General

There are so many spas in Vientiane that choosing one is a challenge in itself. In fact not all of them are actually spas in the t

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You can easily get a Laos Sim Card at the airport or at any mobile store or convenience store in the city. ...

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I know, I know. You’re templed out. But if you have the time, consider checking out these unusual and under-visited holy sites in

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5. Visit a Lao “Culture Park”

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Itinerary

Whilst Vientianeis the capital of Laos, it is a lot quieter than other South East Asian capitals. It ha

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Are you planning to spend one day in Vientiane but you’re not sure about what to visit? You’re in the right place. Vientiane might

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One day in Vientiane – the PERFECT itinerary

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Accommodation

Although it is the capital and largest city in Laos, Vientiane isn’t crazy busy and overwhelming to travel around. Between all the

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Traveling in Laos, including the choice of where to stay in Vientiane can a bit of a tricky thing. But you also have to prepare in

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apartment hote

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Our accommodations can make or break our travels, regardless of the purpose. Hence, I want to reach out to the travel community by

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How to further enjoy your stay at Mini S Hotel: Amenities

Mini S Hotel has a set of very friendly and accommodating staff.

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