Luang Prabang's Night Market, located in Sisavangvong road. Luang Prabang Night Market is open every day from 17:00 until 22:00.

Luang Prabang Night Market

When night falls the streets of the historic centre of the city of Luang Prabang have become a huge flea market. The monks, temples, monuments and road traffic give way to hundreds of stalls that make up the famous Luang Prabang night market.



Information about Luang Prabang Night Market


The night market of Luang Prabang is a makeshift market that settles every day to night, covering the Avenue leading from the Centre of Luang Prabang, the street Sisavangvong. This night market is a market largely frequented by tourists where most of the products that are sold there are textiles, handicrafts, art films, decorative elements, street and also put fruit restaurants where to taste freshly made a natural smoothie.

Souvenirs of Laos in the night market of Luang Prabang
Souvenirs of Laos in the night market of Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang night market is the biggest night of Laos market, much larger that the Night Market Vientian, Laotian capital, with several hundreds of street market stalls.

Luang Prabang night market
Luang Prabang night market


History of Luang Prabang Night Market


Luang Prabang night market is opened in December 2002 coinciding with the Western Christmas. The original idea was to create a Christmas market where the local craftsmen could sell their handicrafts to tourists and residents foreign in the city of Luang Prabang. At that time there was no electricity in the market of Luang Prabang, all the market stalls were illuminated by the light of candles, the market received the nickname of the sails of Luang Prabang market.

It was estimated that the duration of the night market in Luang Prabang was a couple of weeks, until the end of Christmas, but due to its great success the night market of Luang Prabang not only not ceased trading, but saw increased more than.

Luang Prabang Night Market
Luang Prabang Night Market

Stalls Night Market Luang Prabang


This popular market of Luang Prabang is composed of hundreds of small stalls of flea market, lit by red lanterns, which cover the main artery of the city of Luang Prabang, Sisavangvong Street, up to the Royal Palace. Road traffic is cut so the market area into an pedestrian area, initiative entirely logical since the market stalls are installed on the asphalt occupying the entire street in several rows.

Street vendors at the night market in Luang Prabang
Street vendors at the night market in Luang Prabang

These posts that make the night market in Luang Prabang are mostly small carp cloth fastened by iron and rope, gender sold as seller in the ground being both. There are so many posts on the market that is just a narrow corridor, with room for 2 people at a time, to advance along the night market.

Stalls in the night market of Luang Prabang
Stalls in the night market of Luang Prabang


Prices in the night market of Luang Prabang


In contrast to elsewhere in Southeast Asia, sellers Laotians they tend not to harass visitors trying to sell their products. In relation to the prices the Lao people also behaves differently from the rest of Asia: the price of products and items that are sold in the Luang Prabang night market tend to be fixed price, previously marked and clearly visible. Haggling is a rare practice in the market night of Luang Prabang, in addition the prices are very reasonable considering the standard of living of Laos and that many of the items are hand-made crafts.

Shopping at the night market of Luang Prabang
Shopping at the night market of Luang Prabang


Restaurants Night Market Luang Prabang


Located in a narrow alley in a Street perpendicular to the night market of Luang Prabang are installed street food stalls.

Grilled steak night market in Luang Prabang
Grilled steak night market in Luang Prabang

These street food stalls have a bit of everything: grilled meats, buffet, menus vegatarianos and of course the Beerlao beers.

Eating in Luang Prabang night market
Eating in Luang Prabang night market

Street night market restaurants are very cheap, you can dine for a couple of euros.

Food stalls at the night market in Luang Prabang
Food stalls at the night market in Luang Prabang

The only downside of these street stalls in the night market of Luang Prabang is that space is very limited. There are no tables as such, but there are benches built with wooden planks and tables where you have to find hollow among the people, sharing table with those who at that time are there dining.

Area restaurants in the night market of Luang Prabang
Area restaurants in the night market of Luang Prabang


Where the night market of Luang Prabang is


Luang Prabang night market is installed every day at night in the main street of Luang Prabang ( Laos), specifically in the street Sisavangvong road.

The night market in Luang Prabang begins at the intersection of the street with street Sisavangvong Kitsalat and extends along the avenue towards the Sisavangvong Wat Mai temple ending near the Royal Palace.




Opening Night Market Luang Prabang


Night of Luang Prabang as an itinerant market market does not have a fixed schedule, however tends to be < b itemprop = "openingHoursSpecification" //schema itemtype = "http://schema.org/OpeningHoursSpecification" > open daily from 17:00 until 22:00 . The opening of the Luang Prabang night market tends to coincide with the closure of most shops the market give.

Video Night Market Luang Prabang


A virtual tour as a video tour guide for the night market of Luang Prabang.


Video Night Market Luang Prabang


Related Luang Prabang Night Market

  • Kuang Si Falls the biggest tourist attraction of the city of Luang Prabang
  • Wat Xieng Thong Temple of the Golden City, with beautiful mosaics and wood carvings
  • Alms Ceremony an ancient Buddhist ritual performed at dawn in Luang Prabang
  • Phou Si Hill the best views of northern Laos in the historic center of Luang Prabang