Luang Prabang shopping

Top Choice Market in Luang Prabang

Handicraft Night Market

Every evening this tourist-oriented but highly appealing market assembles along Th Sisavangvong and is deservedly one of Luang Prabang’s biggest tourist lures. Low-lit, quiet and devoid of hard selling, it has myria…
Top Choice Clothing in Luang Prabang

Queen Design Lao

This stylish Aussie-run boutique has a choice selection of hand-woven linen, silk and cotton dresses, chemises, skirts, and beach shawls made by Chris Boyle, a renowned designer in Oz. Most are one-off pieces. As we…
Clothing in Luang Prabang

Ock Pop Tok Boutique

Ock Pop Tok works with a wide range of different tribes to preserve their handicraft traditions. Fine silk and cotton scarves, chemises, dresses, wall hangings and cushion covers make perfect presents. Weaving cours…
Arts & Crafts in Luang Prabang


Kopnoi sells stunning handicrafts from ethnic-minority craftsmen; Akha bracelets, silk pashminas, fine jewellery, packaged spices and teas, and local art. If you're 'shopped out' by the night market, this is a restf…
Art in Luang Prabang

Big Tree Gallery

Photographer and film-maker Adri Berger's compositions of rural Laos capture that honeyed afternoon light like no one else. His ochre-walled gallery-cum-restaurant is in a breezy wooden house with a delightful palm-…
Antiques in Luang Prabang

Pathana Boupha Antique House

Follow the sweeping stairs in the garden of this impressive old French mansion to discover an Aladdin's cave of antique buddhas, golden naga, silver betel-nut pots, Akha-style bracelets and Hmong necklaces. Also sel…
Arts & Crafts in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang Artisans

Located in a 100-year-old wooden home on a narrow lane running from the main street, this great little shop sells handicrafts like naturally dyed cushions, kid's soft toys, and silk purses and scarves.
Arts & Crafts in Luang Prabang


This new shop sister to the TAEC museum is a safe way to buy the finest handicrafts made in Laos – be it clothes, bags or bed runners – in the knowledge they are not fakes and your purchase is directly benefiting lo…
Antiques in Luang Prabang

Orange Tree

This riverfront antiques shop is a testament to its owners' magpie wanderings, with Hong Kong tea tins, Chinese retro alarm clocks, Mao revolutionary crockery, Bakelite inkwells, Vietnamese clocks and Burmese Buddhi…
Arts & Crafts in Luang Prabang

Ma Te Sai

The name means 'where is it from' in Lao, and all the silk, paper and gift items in this attractive boutique come from villages around Luang Prabang. A great selection of silk pashminas, cool T-shirts and linen chem…