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Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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All reviews night market french colonial architecture unesco site walk around world heritage mekong river beautiful area the main street southeast asia take your time royal palace bamboo bridge street food early morning alms giving mount phousi tuk tuk
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we stayed in the old quarter of luang prabang what a great location, some lovely hotels,bars and restaurants not to mention the shopping and the night market ! will be returning !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 64tommys
Reviewed 2 days ago

Old Quater mixed buildings, some old Lao architecture, some French colonial style. Fun place to walk, lots of nice restaurants, cafes, some interesting shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is main reason to visit Luang Prabang. The French architecture combined with Lao influence is an interesting fusion of cultures and the town's buildings remain remarkably intact. Lots to see and appreciate in this regard. Besides seeing the plethora of British colonial era buildings...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Traveler O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a considerable amount of time in the old quarter. We loved it so much that we hired a guide to show us around the area and give us some history in the various Lao and French buildings. This provided us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scott_Thor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old quarter is great for quietly strolling through history, enjoying the sites and sounds of how the world used to be. There are a multitude of wats to visit and the royal palace is a great escape. Start early as the crowds also do....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WanderingWhereAt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a slow stroll around the old town. It is very peaceful and laid back. There are many restaurants and places to stop. There are lots of temples dotted around to visit as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Weetbix7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying just around the corner from here so we spent a lot of time wandering up and down and going to the various places to eat and drink. We also found a small shop and a few laundry places. There were also lots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there are a lot of tourists these days Luang Prabang with its colonial architecture, its monasteries and the wonderful river restaurants remains one of the most impressing places in South East Asia.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank edisonlebon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luang Prabang outdated society might be most charming area we have stayed in on a number of trips to S.E.Asia, displaying Laos at its best, as well as suggested by its UNESCO World Heritage condition. It really is incredibly quiet throughout the night aside from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jackson Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very charming to view and experience. This is where most visitors spend their time in LP. The Old Quarter is lovely.

Date of experience: December 2018
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7 September 2018|
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Response from suebear2014 | Reviewed this property |
we didn't use a guide but we did use the same boat driver - his name is "Air" and he can be found on the river opposit Saffron Coffee - Luang Probang is easy to discover on your own.
9 July 2016|
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Response from Marlene J |
Try Villa Merry 1. It is wonderful, with breakfast right on the river!