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Vientiane, Laos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by here just for pictures but I am totally impressed by the grandeur of this place. The building is of colonial taste and lots of important meetings have been conducted in this very building.

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 22 August 2017

the presidential Palace is one of very important place in Lao. The place has many security persons and you walk from Patuxay place. the location is about 1 km from Patuxay and very comfortable to go there through pedestrian way. Happy travels!

Thank Sigitpramono
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Nice large colonial edifice...but not to the public, largely symbolic facility used for dignitary visitations and special occasions. Short walk from Wat Sisaket and Catholic church in centre ville. Worth a photo from the gildes gates.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

After walking to the Presidential Palace, I was disappointed to only be able to take pictures outside the palace. Oh well....I can say I saw it!

Thank Profjonsie
Reviewed 18 July 2017

There is no visitation but tourists use its front and back as photo props. The palace, as seen at night from the Chao Anouvong statue, is all lit up and presents a splendorous site.

Thank delacova
Reviewed 14 July 2017

and that all you will see as this extensive French Colonial style 'palace' built in the 1970's is not open to the public - originally the home of the Laos president it is now only used for ceremonial purposes .

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Unfortunately we could only look through gate and read reviews but I am sure it is amazing inside. Worth a visit.

Thank Glenda N
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A very impresive and majestic building in the heart of downtown Vientiane on Rue Setthathirath. It was originally built as the official residence of the Laos President, he however does not now live there and is now used for ceremonial purposes only. It is unfortunately...More

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 1 June 2017

One is not allowed to enter and is only a photo point from outside. The city is small and hence one can stop in front while taking an usual round and take a few photographs

Thank indrajit1405
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Well the Presidential Palace is a nice looking building with well manicured grounds but that's all you can see from the main gate. Not open to the public so can only take photos from the gate. Fun to see and take a pic or two...More

Thank Northernchaos
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