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Morning Market

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Address: Alleys between Main St. (Sisavangvong Rd.) and Mekong River, Luang Prabang, Laos

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Be part of the local culture

Wear a sweater as it is cold in the mornings. Rather clean & organised market. You'll get to see how the locals do their marketing & what sort of produce that is available. Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wear a sweater as it is cold in the mornings. Rather clean & organised market. You'll get to see how the locals do their marketing & what sort of produce that is available. Lots of unusual veg & some handicraft is available too. Some items such as shawls & tshirts are cheaper than the night market, limited choices though. You... More 

Szombathely, Hungary
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a real market, not a tourist scam, junk market like the Night market at evening. I have seen a lots of market in Asia, but it is one of the best. Those colours and smells. Every kind of vegetable, fruit, meat, fish and many other intresting local farm produce. And of course, you can eat on the spot, because... More 

1 Thank Gergely A
Tehran, Iran
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think night market is more interesting.the morning market is only foods and vegetables of locals.but it may be good to see one time

Thank mehdirani
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this little morning market that is open from 5am until 10am, it has everything to offer to local people for their daily meal shopping. Even if you didn't want to buy anything, a window shopping was fine. My son and i love it we love to go on the weekend, then we continue our morning by fish feeding... More 

Thank Souksaikham
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Take some time to have a good look through here. You will find some pretty interesting things, some of them you may not have seen before. Most of this market is a fresh market (food) but there are other things on offer also. Really worth a look.

Thank 5035Michael
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Not really a tourist market especially if you are squeamish. Looking at the fresh fish is ok but the butchers section with no form of hygiene is testing if you have never experienced it before. Only a small area compared to the night market which is huge.

Thank Clive R
Sun City, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Go early, and be prepared to see some things you may not see even in other Southeast Asian markets, such as live and skinned moles, as the mountain tribal peoples living in the area have an unusual ancient life style. If you are adverse to creepy crawlies, you may want to shade your eyes. The market itself is surprising clean... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Amongst all the local fruits and vegetables there was some weird and interesting creepy crawlies and rather sadly, two small distressed owls out in the bright sunshine in very tiny bamboo cages. We were very tempted to buy them and set them free but figured in the long run it would encourage the locals to catch more. Found a lovely... More 

Thank 17HCW17
Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The Morning Market located between alleys the Main Street Sisavangvong and Kong River, a lot of difference thing that you never seen before !! Good to exploring the local life, real life in the city, the Market open every day about 6:00-11:30 - High recommend !!

Thank NarisaB
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A surprisingly narrow and small market. There were some odd things in this market ... alive or just killed. I tried not to look too closely some of the time. Mostly I went to see if we could get some bananas for the road and to see what's in season locally. It's like late July here ... agriculture-wise. Tiny round... More 

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