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The Vientiane Municipality in the Central of Laos

Vientiane, the capital of Laos

Vientiane Capital Laos

Capital Vientiane is the capital of Laos and shares its border with Thailand.

King Saysethathirath constructed the Vientiane city on the curve of the Mekong River in the 16th century.

The old part of Vientiane is an attractive and interesting place along the Mekong River where ancient temples, museums, monuments and parks are all located just a short distance from one another.

The cosmopolitan capital of Laos, Vientiane has galleries, boutiques, theatres, nightclubs and Internet cafes, making it a major attraction for visitors from all around the globe.

Although small, the Vientiane Capital offers visitors a great variety of restaurants serving both Lao and foreign cuisine.





Located: In the Central provinces of Laos, on a curve of the Mekong River
Total area: 3,920 square kilometers
Population: 768,743
09 Districts: Chanthabouly, Sikhottabong, Xaysettha, Sisattanak, Naxaithong, Xaythany, Hadxaifong, Sangthong and Pak Ngum
Capital of Vientiane municipality province: Vientiane.

Activities in Laos in the Vientiane Municipality

Patuxai victory monument

Patuxai victory monument - Vientiane Municipality - Laos

tall of 5 storeys, the Patuxai, was inspired by the Arc de Triomphe of the Champs Elysees. Located in Vientiane in the wake of Lane Xang Avenue, giving south side an overlooking the Presidential Palace and north side on the Pha That Luang.

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Xiengkuane Buddha Park

Xiengkuane Buddha Park - Vientiane Municipality - Laos

The Xiengkuane Buddha Park has developed in to a major tourism site. A temple inside this park, Wat Xiengkuane, was erected in 1958 (BE 2501) by the venerable Bounlua. A large reclining Buddha has been built and nowadays worshiped by the local Buddhist population.

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Pha That Luang

Pha That Luang - Vientiane Municipality - Laos

Most sacred monument in Laos and a crucial place to visit in Vientiane, the Pha That Luang symbolizes both the Buddhist religion and Lao sovereignty. This national monument is a square golden stupa 48 meters wide and 45 meters high. It is supposed to contain a hair of Buddha.

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Vat Sisakhet

Vat Sisakhet - Vientiane Municipality - Laos

Built in the capital of Laos, in Vientiane in 1818 by order of King Anouvong (Chao Anou), the temple (Vat) of Sisakhet houses around 6400 Buddhas and is the only one to have been spared during the Siamese invasion in 1827.

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Vat Si Muang

Vat Si Muang - Vientiane Municipality - Laos

Located at the corner of Setthathirath and Samsenthai Avenue in Vientiane in Laos, the vat Si Muang was destroyed in 1828 and rebuilt by the Siamese in 1915.

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Haw Pha Kaew

Haw Pha Kaew - Vientiane Municipality - Laos

Haw Phra Kaew is a former temple in Vientiane municipality in Laos. It is situated on Setthathirath Road, at the southeast of Wat Si Sakhet.

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