The night market in Vientiane, Laos. The night market in the city of Vientiane that installs every night on the bank of Mekong river, a good place to buy in Laos.

Vientiane night market

market night of Vientiane is a market open air that settles every night on the banks of the Mekong River as it passes through the capital of Laos, Vientiane city. Stalls and positions of market of red light night Lao at the same time presenting a great place to buy some other memory of Vientiane.



Information about Night Market Vientian


The night market of Vientiane, market often refer as Night Market, Night Market Riverside and Riverside Market is a makeshift market outdoor that appears and disappears every night along the banks of the Mekong River in the vicinity of the park the Chao Anouvong.

Night Market in Vientiane - Laos
Night Market in Vientiane - Laos

Located in one of the most crowded places of the city of Vientiane, the night market follows a reddish color due to the bulbs that illuminate the hundreds of positions of market of Red awnings that make up this place for shopping in the capital of Laos.

Although the night market of Vientiane is a place aimed mostly at tourists, a large part of the local population walks through the night market of Vientiane, whether to approach the Bank of the mekong River or to dine or drink in many of the restaurants and surrounding venues.

Stores Night Market Vientiane
Stores Night Market Vientiane

Vientiane night market and square Nam Phou fountain they are the most crowded at night in the quiet city of Vientiane.

Vientiane night market
Vientiane night market

The great part of the night market stalls sell clothes, textiles and small crafts, although technology opens road and today there are many stalls selling Accessories for the mobile and also music and mp3. The only thing not sold in night market is food, but do not need to worry since there are lots of restaurants and shops on the other side of the street.
Vientiane night market is a good place to buy a souvenir of the city of Vientiane or for souvenirs.

Shopping in Laos - Vientiane Night Market
Shopping in Laos - Vientiane Night Market

The night market of Vientiane is a tidy, clean and quiet, a contrast to the night market in Hanoi, Viet Nam.

As it is becoming usual in Southeast Asia the price you haggle, you can usually get between 10% and 30% of discount, the more chances for best price buy.
A particular level we enjoyed more market Luang Prabang, where there is more variety and better prices, but if you're in the city of Vientiane at nightfall, worth a stroll among the stalls of the night market and of course, do some shopping.

Night market - Vientiane - Laos
Night market - Vientiane - Laos

Shirts, blouses, pants, Lao skirts, mini-skirts, Swimsuits, statues of Buddha, sunglasses in imitation, footwear, flip flops, paintings, crafts, handbags, belts, mobile phone housings, headphones, are some of the things that are sold in more than 100 jobs from the night market of Vientiane.

The salespeople speak English, French and Thai in quite acceptable way, also speak Cambodian and Vietnamese on a smaller scale.

Shopping at night market Vientian
Shopping at night market Vientian

As discussed earlier, in Vientiane night market not sold food or drink. It's a recent ban to avoid checkpoints and improvised terraces that flooded the banks of the mekong River offering kebabs and beer Laos, causing a large dirt and bad image.


Opening Night Market Vientiane


Vientiane Laos night market is Open every day from 18:00 until 22:00, 20:00 to be a good time to approach the riverside market.


Getting to Vientiane Night Market


The night market of Vientiane is installed outdoors in the Park next to the Street Quai Fa Ngum ( Vientiane, Laos), located opposite the Mekong River very near the park the Chao Anouvong, Being a pedestrian area it is best to walk to get to market.


Night market - Vientiane - Laos
Night market - Vientiane - Laos




Video Night Market Vientiane


Here you have a video of Vientiane night market.


Video Night Market Vientiane - Laos



Related Vientian Night Market

  • Pha That Luang the great golden stupa Pha That Luang, the symbol of Laos and Vientiane City
  • Park the Chao Anouvong the park where the night market every night settles Vientiane
  • Wat Sisaket Vientiane 's oldest temple near the night market
  • patuxai the Victory Gate of Vientiane, situated on Lane Xang Avenue Presidential Palace