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If you're looking for a relaxing riverside getaway, make your way to the city of Vientiane! Although it is the largest city in Laos, the lifestyle is surprisingly relaxed and laid-back. You can opt to explore the old Buddhist temples in the city or visit the Laos National Museum to learn more about the country's history. Vientiane also has a great nightlife, with several pubs and bars around the area. If this isn't your cup of tea, the city is abundant in must-try restaurants perfect for local food trips! Either way, the locals encourage tourists to relax and take it slow in order to enjoy what the city has to offer!

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24 May MON 33° 26°

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The Laos List: Eight Excellent Things To Do In Vientiane

Laos is one chilled paradise every city dwellers should head for during the holidays. Take refuge in Vientiane's museums, gardens and many more serene spots to marvel at.

Audrey Ng· 22 Nov 2019

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About Vientiane

If you're looking for a relaxing riverside getaway, make your way to the city of Vientiane! Although it is the largest city in Laos, the lifestyle is surprisingly relaxed and laid-back. You can opt to explore the old Buddhist temples in the city or visit the Laos National Museum to learn more about the country's history.


Vientiane also has a great nightlife, with several pubs and bars around the area. If this isn't your cup of tea, the city is abundant in must-try restaurants perfect for local food trips! Either way, the locals encourage tourists to relax and take it slow in order to enjoy what the city has to offer!

Local weather

  • DEC - FEB
    29° 14°

  • MAR - MAY
    34° 21°

  • JUN - AUG
    31° 24°

  • SEP - NOV
    31° 20°

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +07:00

  • Currency
    Lao Kip

    1USD = 9,438.07LAK

  • Best time to visit
    • NOV

      Bun That Luang

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