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Address: | Thalat Sao, Vientiane, Laos
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+856 21 285 016

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I always make it a point to visit the market place in a new city to immerse into its way of life. It is no different in Vientiane when it is a must to visit the market place for a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Yong M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always make it a point to visit the market place in a new city to immerse into its way of life. It is no different in Vientiane when it is a must to visit the market place for a first hand knowledge of local lifestyles. The Vientiane Morning Market is supposed to be located at the Talat Sao Mall... More 

Thank Yong M
Kettering, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A Lively "fresh" market of veg, meat, fish but basically nothing more that we had seen elswhere. If you have seen it before then there will be little for you here.

Thank Thecatsmum4
Annandale, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a boat stop just to say we had been to Laos. Nothing but another Market with Snake wine and Lion Penis Wine. We could have skipped this trip for sure. But I have b een there. I am sure that the country has more to offer than the Market but that was all that we saw.

Thank VisaLady
Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Nothing special. We went there hoping to find something genuine but this market has very little to offer. Better try night market close to river side

Thank Miryam S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Normally, morning market at Thailand and other asia country are very interested. That's why we decided to book a hotel near to morning market. We are disappointed as the morning market selling 100% local products. We are looking forward for some local snack and dessert, however, we could find anything which is interesting. If there is chance to come back... More 

Thank EricaSoh
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Morning Market U can found They are sale local Fruit & Food , stuff , fabric, souvenir , local herb , Nice for visit ... along the way ahead to Morning market , you can found also there are doing local small business by bicycle . They are selling Mushroom, Fruit , Nice Coffee & bread , Grill Sweet Potato... More 

Thank Penny Y
Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Went here with a couple of friends, and I was a bit disappointed with the product offerings. Go to the second floor to see clothes and other lifestyle items. Learn how to negotiate the price before going here.

Thank jdlumain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Please, be warned that the jewelry stores in Thalat Sao display gems that are real and cheaper but when you finally select one the owner or manager will take your order personally and disappear for a few seconds behind the display cabinet and come back to you with a smile. The item he will give to you is no longer... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We always find markets interesting so enjoyed our time at the morning markets. There are cheaper markets around, but this has a wide variety of goods. It runs all day but local shop for fresh goods early. It's really interesting to look at the produce etc Lots of good food if you are not fussy. Some parts are second-hand stalls.... More 

Thank Funout
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to eat to support the locals . You exchange kip for coupons . Pay for food with coupons . Order food and find a seat .. they have an expeditor to bring your order .Food is great !!! So many options to choose from. If you are a germ freak .. bring disposables. Otherwise they... More 

Thank Sandy C

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