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Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 4 days ago

the centre of town, which is usually busy with tourists, stretches from the Hmong market/post office to Wat Xieng Thong and - on the map - resembles a finger. You can easily walk it in 30 to 60 minutes. But the many temples will keep...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A quiet stroll through these parts of the town shows the past glory of the lao people. Elegant large houses, places of worship, shops etc.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old Quarter is heavy with visitors however keeps a very calm and chilled vibe. The night market is incredible, several excellent buys, prices that are great and even a few excellent quality items and eats. Going shopping as well as restaurants in town will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the location, particularly the night market, that I went each evening to consume and also shop. They've food that is excellent, particularly the buffet style dinner in which you've plenty of veggies. I did not bargain as I felt sorry for any Laotians...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tonya J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the thing about the old town is that it's so laid back, and it feels real. I've been coming for over 25 years and it has kept it's unworldly charm and slight dottiness. t's probably the least changed town in South Eat Asia

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place... A lot of houses well renovated but with no fault. It s really pleasant to walk there where it s no so crowdy and where all is with respect for everybody. Just... A lot of hotels, restaurants... Maybe take care to avoid a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HDLBruxelles
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The existing quarter is a fantastic spot to be and investigate, with a few temples, interesting stores and wares, views that are fantastic and lots of restaurants to sit down and eat, drink or simply view the scenery, one cannot go wrong. You will find...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Сергей Е
Reviewed 3 November 2018

this area remain so much of their old character and must see place while you are in Luang Prabang -Laos

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Explore15704471998
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This place is so quaint and peaceful you can’t but help to fall in love with it. Walking around the town early is the thing to do and watch the procession of monks gathering food from the locals to take back to the temple.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 909eves
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The temples, the monk processions, the cafes and restaurants, the little shops, the night market ... a visit to the Old Quarter is a must and I recommend giving yourself extra, unscheduled time to stroll around, soak it all in, and explore. We stayed at...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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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!