Mekong Riverside Park, Vientiane

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Young locals and savvy tourists love to explore Mekong Riverside Park, an attraction that lends itself to outdoor activity, music, and popular night markets. This park and promenade is frequented by joggers, cyclists, and skaters, as well as artists of all kinds. Walk along the riverbank, or visit after the sun goes down for the night market and see the red pavilions transformed into food, drink, clothing, and craft stalls. Use our Vientiane online journey planner to add Mekong Riverside Park and other attractions to your Vientiane vacation plans.
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  • October 3, 2017
    the Mekong riverside park is the meeting centre of the city young and families, enjoying the evening breeze events, open-stall market, food sellers, and street artists convene in this area  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    The area is buzzin - everyone seems to go there. Families, couples, fitness groups..... Lots of stalls along the river, a fitness class (not sure if you had to pay) with hundreds joining in and some g...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Mystery Mekong river. This is the longest river in South East Asia that flows through China, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. The national park of Mekong in Vientiane is so beautiful and must see place for...  more »

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Pretty little Vientiane offers a good range of accommodations, with most either mid-range or upmarket hotels by national standards. Close to the riverfront sit the grandest of the bunch, with newly built high-rise hotels and boutiques set in old French colonial buildings. Move away from the water a little to find some standard, unassuming hotels, mixed in with a few more boutiques and high-rises overlooking the prettier plazas and along the main boulevards. For budget options, look at the guesthouses and hostels on the side streets around Rue Setthathilath, but make sure to reserve your room early to avoid disappointment.
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