Wat Si Muang
The most frequently used grounds in Vientiane are those of Wat Si Muang, the site of the lák meuang (city pillar), which is considered...
Sitting at the centre of a quiet roundabout near the centre of Vientiane, legend has it that the stupa now known as That Dam was once...
Haw Pha Kaeo
Once a royal temple built specifically to house the famed Emerald Buddha, Haw Pha Kaeo is today a national museum of religious art. It...
Dance, art exhibitions, literary discussions and live music all take place in this Gallic hive of cultural activity. As well as cult...
In the grounds of the Institut Français this airy, comfortable cafe is a real oasis to sit and read accompanied by a coffee (and quick...
Khouadin Vegetarian information
Lonely Planet review
Hidden away behind Talat Sao, this simple restaurant serves precooked but thoroughly recommended vegetarian dishes. Great for a fast, tasty lunch.