Must see shopping in Luang Prabang

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    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…

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    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…

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    Kopnoi sells stunning handicrafts from ethnic-minority craftspeople; Akha bracelets, silk pashminas, fine jewellery, packaged spices and teas, and local…

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    Ock Pop Tok Boutique

    Ock Pop Tok works with a wide range of tribes to preserve their handicraft traditions. Fine silk and cotton scarves, chemises, dresses, wall hangings and…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    TAEC Shop

    This 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…

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    Naga Creations

    One of the first jewellery shops to open in Luang Prabang, Naga Creations takes its inspiration from tribal motifs around Laos combined with an…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Passa Paa

    This Hmong-inspired textile studio means 'language of the cloth' and it weaves an expressive tale combining geometric tribal motifs with everyday items…

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    Artisans Du Mekong

    This place houses a collection of beautifully made crafts from local villages. There's also a chilled cafe for tea, coffee or a snack.

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    Monument Books

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