Ideal duration: 1 day
Best Time: The best time to visit this place is during the months of November up until February. Read More
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Vientiane is the capital of Laos. This city unlike the other busy or noisy places present in Southeast Asia, is very quite as well as is a place where you can relax. This city is set up on the banks of the Mekong river and is designed as per the French architecture. This place which was initially laid back a bit is now experiencing rapid growth and is recieving investment from the outside companies as well as firms. This place is home to numerous temples as well as to other bars and restaurants and has an ambience that will definitely keep your mesmerised.
Vientiane the capital of a developing nation Laos was intiially a laid back state with its design inspired by the French. This place is situated on the banks of the river Mekong and has numerous temples which you can visit and pray in. The name of this city has been derive from the french word "Wiang Jan" which means "The city of Sandalwood". Visiting this place you would find numerous hotels, bars and cafes with high end features, however the city has a laid back feel to it. The lifestyle of the people over here is usually slow and you won't see much hustle bustle even on weekends. This is one of smallest capitals in South East Asia and has a population of only 8,50,000. Over the years this city is expanding and there have been numerous investments from the foreign people in to this place. The tourism industry of this area is fast expanding.
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