A war monument that is located in the centre of vientiane. The monument was dedicated to those who fought in the struggle for independence from France. Visitors are more than welcome to go the top at a price of 10,000 kip to view the beauty of Vientiane.
A gold covered stupa which is considered national monument and national symbol of Laos. It is believed that the stupa was built in the 1st century by missionaries from the Mauryan Empire. It is also believed that it contains a relic of lord buddha.
Having a literal translation to Black Stupa, this monument is believed to have been inhabited by a seven headed naga who tried to protect the locals from the invasion against Siamese army in the 1827.
A buddhist temple that formerly held the emerald buddha. Unlike other lao buddhist temple, this temple was inspired by Wat Saket in Bangkok, also the reason to why it has a Siamese style architecture. Nowadays you can find a cloister wall that has 2000 ceramic and silver buddha images. The temple also has a museum.
Having a literal translation to Morning market, which is the oldest market in vientiane. This market is interesting since it has an old struce in the middle and modern structure on the side. The market opens at 7 in morning to 5 in the evening.