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Friends Visitor Center

Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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I have a new found bias for my review of this place. My daughter contracted meningitis whilst in... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Renee W
not to be missed!

This is the artsy Visitor Center for Friends Without A Border, a small organization which created a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Philip L
New York
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The Friends Gallery (previously Friends Visitor Center) has now reopened for guests to learn about Lao Friends Hospital for Children and view exquisite artworks of Laos by world renowned artists. Lao Friends Hospital for Children provides free high...more
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Kitsalat Road | across from Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 71 252 096
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This isn’t really a review but just an observation. We went to visit it and had a leaflet but try as we might, we couldn’t spot it. I was convinced it must have been tucked down a side street but we then stumbled across it...More

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FVC_LFHC, Manager at Friends Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Dear artemis1, The Friends Visitor Center is currently closed for renovations. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you are interested in learning more about the children's hospital, please contact fvc@fwablaos.org. Thank you. Friends Visitor Center

Reviewed 10 January 2018

I have a new found bias for my review of this place. My daughter contracted meningitis whilst in Laos and the Friends of Laos Children's Hospital saved her life (dramatic but true). We had happened upon the visitor's centre the week before she fell ill...More

Thank Renee W
FVC_LFHC, Public Relations Manager at Friends Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely post and we are very glad that your daughter is feeling better. We hope you can come visit Luang Prabang again one day!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is the artsy Visitor Center for Friends Without A Border, a small organization which created a whole hospital for children here in Luang Prabang. They built an entirely new facility with funds from donors from all over the world, and provide "free and compassionate...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Good to learn about the Laos Friend Children Hospital here. There are also display of art work in the visitor center where one can learn about traditional art of Laos.

Thank birdwithoutleg
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I first came across these guys in Cambodia 9 years ago. Providing free, caring, western quality maternity and paediatric health care (inc.vaccinations) Friends Without Borders opened a hospital in Laos in 2015 They train health care workers and, in time, I'm sure they will open...More

Thank juliashepherd2017
FVC_LFHC, Public Relations Manager at Friends Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We hope to become a self sustainable hospital just like Angkor Hospital for Children by 2025. We're working hard to train our medical staff just like as you mentioned. Thank you for supporting Lao Friends Hospital for Children!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

this is a center which is involved for child care. so much is being done to help children who are in need in medical care. there are many volunteer who give their precious time for the needy. it will be great if a small donation...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Luang Prabang is such a gem of a city. We spent a month volunteering on the medical staff at the hospital support by the Laos Friends Visitor Center. The hospital is taking excellent care of their children and is very motivated to educate local staff...More

Thank Kyle D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Once there you are shown 2 short videos with information about the hospital. Give a small donation to help the hospital.

Thank Jackym7
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We passed this centre by, without a clue what it was. When we checked it out we were really touched by what was being done for the children of the Luang Prabang area. Working with the community, paying a proper wage to the nurses and...More

Thank MaureenandSteve
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

You can go there to learn about Lao hospital for Children in Luang Prabang built and run by Friend Without a Border. Upstairs you can see beautiful photos taken by its founder Kenro Izu and others. After learning more about them、you may want to help...More

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