The memorial Patuxay Monument, built between 1957 and 1968.

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Talat Sao Market is split into two distinct sections: The air-conditioned shopping mall (the only one in Laos) is the best place to find electronics, sports equipment and jewellery.

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That Luang Stupa built as early as the third century to house a breastbone of the Lord Buddha brought to Laos by an Indian missionary.

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Vientiane is an excellent destination for those interested in picking up elaborate handicrafts.

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Wat Hai Sok's soaring five-tiered roof, topped with elegant golden spires, can be seen all the way from Thanon Setthathirat.

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Wat Ong Teu was built in the early 16th century by King Setthathirath. It was destroyed during the war with the Siamese and was rebuilt in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Wat Prakeo was originally constructed in 1565 as the Lao royal family’s personal chapel, and as a home for the Emerald Buddha after it was snatched from northern Siam (Thailand).

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Wat Si Saket located in Vientiane is famous for its cloister wall housing thousands of tiny Buddha images and rows with hundreds of seated Buddhas.

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Vientiane is the capital of Laos, this city has the special historical relics which attract a lot of the tourists all the world to visit every year.

The daily life and people in Vientiane is peaceful and quiet, they are not so hasty in an ancient city as in Vientiane. The locals at here are very friendly, good and honest, arrival to Vientiane you do not have to worry about the bad evils such as snatch and run, steal, pickpockets….this is a very safe destination for the travelers who prefer to explore about a long history of an old city as Vientiane.

Travel to Vientiane, you should visit the most highlights such as That Luang Stupa (Great Sacred Stupa), Sisaket Temple, Hor Pha Keo Museum, Wat Simuang Temple, Patuxay Monument (Victory Arch), Hor Trai (Tri Pitaka Library), Xieng Khouan Buddha Park, Panorama, Sunset by the Mekong River, That Dam (Black Stupa), Cope Visitor Centre…

With two seasons is the dry and wet, among the wet season is from May to November, and the dry season is from December to April, each season has its own beauty so that the tourist could visit Vientiane any month in a year. Laos is the nation where has a lot of the worthwhile traditional festivals, it is very fun and interested for the tourist to discover and take part in so that you should visit Vientiane at the time these festivals are took place.

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