Capital of 🇱🇦Laos

Vientiane

Home to Buddhist temples and relaxed vibes.

3.5
out of 5

Set on the banks of the Mekong River, Vientiane is the quiet and relaxed capital of Laos. With a population of just over 700,000, the city is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of Southeast Asia. While there’s not a lot to do in the city itself, it’s a great base for exploring the rest of Laos. The city’s architecture is a mix of French colonial and traditional Lao, and the Mekong River is a great place to relax and watch the world go by. There are also a few interesting temples in the city, including the impressive Wat Sisaket and the golden Wat Pha That Luang.

Average temperatures during the day in Vientiane.
June
28°
Jul
28°
Aug
27°
Sep
27°
Oct
26°
Nov
24°
Dec
22°
Jan
22°
Feb
24°
Mar
27°
Apr
29°
May
28°

What people say about Vientiane

3.5
People
4
Food
3
Spaces
2
Value
4
Safety
3

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