Settha Palace Hotel
With its lovely kidney-shaped pool shaded by mature trees in the grounds of this lovely hotel, this is less about laps and more about...
Wat Ban Fai
Centre Culturel et de Coopération Linguistique
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...
Th Lan Xang · interesting places nearby
Vientiane's Arc de Triomphe replica is a slightly incongruous sight, dominating the commercial district around Th Lan Xang. Officially called 'Victory Monument' and commemorating the Lao who died in prerevolutionary wars, it was built in 1969 with cement donated by the USA intended for the construction of a new airport; expats refer to it as 'the vertical runway'. Climb to the summit for panoramic views over Vientiane.