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 Art in Luang Prabang

Big Tree Gallery

Photographer and filmmaker Adri Berger's compositions of rural Lao 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-sh…
Top Choice Clothing in Luang Prabang

Queen Design Lao

This stylish Aussie-run boutique has a choice selection of handwoven 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 wel…
Homewares in Luang Prabang

Caruso Lao Homecraft

Caruso houses a gallery of beautiful homewares, photo frames, linen and silk. Keep an eye out for sales.
Arts & Crafts in Luang Prabang


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

Naga Creations

Specialising in jewellery, Naga Creations produces individual masterpieces using a variety of semi-precious stones and silver. All items are handcrafted and you can see the jewellers at work in the store.
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…
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…
Clothing in Luang Prabang

Ock Pop Tok

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…
Books in Luang Prabang

Monument Books

Part of a regional chain, this shop stocks guidebooks, maps, novels, magazines and books on Lao history.