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Saoban, Vientiane

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Buy handicrafts, necklaces, and clothes at Saoban. Founded by Lao NGO, the purpose of the shop is to support and empower rural communities, especially women. Artisans use ancient techniques in making some of the crafts and clothing. Money from the crafts goes to the women who made them. The shop offers clothes of different material, scarves, and souvenirs. Anything you buy here makes a good souvenir, as it promotes the village culture and tradition. Work out when and for how long to visit Saoban and other Vientiane attractions using our handy Vientiane travel itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • Lovely handcrafts made by local women with profits go to support disadvantaged communities. The design and quality are much better than those found in the night market. Excellent place to stock up on ...  more »
  • A really nice deal! Here you can buy beautiful jewelry! One of the few shops in vientiane where it is really worth to go there!
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  • I've visited Saoban in both visits to Laos, and came home with beautiful handicrafts. The store is part of a nonprofit that supports rural women, and you can be sure the goods are authentic. It is exp...  more »
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  • More than any other tourist site in Laos. Lots of quality types. The river Chu.
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