Attractions in Vientiane, Laos

  • Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) 1

    Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)

      • Historic
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Architecture
      • Temple & Monument

    Pha That Luang

    The Pha That Luang or “Great Stupa” is the most important Buddhist monument in Laos.The large golden stupa in Vientiane is believed to enshrine a breast bone of the Buddha.

  • Wat Si Saket 2

    Wat Si Saket

      • Cultural
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Architecture
      • Temple & Monument

    Wat Si Saket, Vientiane, Laos

    Wat Si Saket is believed to be Vientiane’s oldest surviving temple. This beautiful temple turned national museum is in dire need of a face-lift.

  • Ho Pra Keo (Haw Phra Kaew) 3

    Ho Pra Keo (Haw Phra Kaew)

      • Cultural
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Architecture
      • Temple & Monument

    Haw Pha Kaeo

    The Ho Pha keo Temple is one of the oldest temples of the Laotian capital. It was a real temple whose purpose was to accommodate the famous Emerald Buddha.

  • Buddha Park 4

    Buddha Park

      • Cultural
      • Theme Park
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Art

    Buddha Park

    Buddha Park (aka Xieng Khuan) is a famous sculpture park with more than 200 religious statues including a huge 40-metre high reclining Buddha image.

  • Patuxai 5

    Patuxai

      • Landmark
      • Theme Park
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Temple & Monument

    Patuxai Thannon Lan Xang Vientiane Laos

    Patuxai is one of Vientiane’s most noticeable landmarks. The impressive arch is found in the center of Vientiane on the end of Lane Xang Avenue

  • Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women 6

    Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women

      • Cultural
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • People watching

    25 Manthalath Road , Ban Xieng Ngeun, Chanthabouly District Vientiane 01000 Laos

    Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women was established originally to provide training in the art of weaving for Lao women from poor backgrounds. Source: http://www.visit-mekong.com/laos/vientiane/women-training-centre.htm

  • Wat Si Muang 7

    Wat Si Muang

      • Cultural
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Free
      • Architecture
      • Temple & Monument

    wat si muang vientiane

    Wat Si Muang is one of Vientiane’s most popular sites of worship, and offers a fascinating insight into how old animist beliefs have blended seamlessly with Theravada Buddhism.

  • Phou Khoun Observation Site 8

    Phou Khoun Observation Site

      • Outdoor
      • Scenic
      • Free

    Phou Khoun, Vientiane, Laos

    Phou Khoun Observation Site is located in the middle of a national highway Route 13 that connects the Vientiane-Luang Prabang. This is great spot to have spectacular view and sunset

  • Vientiane City Pillar Shrine 9

    Vientiane City Pillar Shrine

      • Cultural
      • Island
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Free
      • Temple & Monument

    Wat Si Muang, Vientiane, Laos

    Vientiane’s new City Pillar Shrine is finished in 2012 and was handed over by the contractor to the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism

  • Wat Mixay 10

    Wat Mixay

      • Cultural
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Free
      • Architecture
      • Temple & Monument

    Nam Phou Fountain ຖະໜົນປາງຄຳ ວຽງຈັນ Laos

    Wat Mixay is one of the many Buddhist temples along Setthathilath Road in Vientiane, Laos. The Wat is pretty and peaceful refuges from the tourist scene by the river

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