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Morning Market

| Thalat Sao, Vientiane, Laos
+856 21 285 016
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Great place and great prices

You can get here in a tuk tuk. Short ride and even if your driver won't stay or wait as you may... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
A few finds

Laos' morning market is like any country market you go. If trying to find some Laos' stuff then... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Metro Manila, Philippines
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good28%
  • Average46%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“dvd movies” (2 reviews)
“lao silk” (2 reviews)
“clothing” (10 reviews)
| Thalat Sao, Vientiane, Laos
+856 21 285 016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can get here in a tuk tuk. Short ride and even if your driver won't stay or wait as you may spend quite a bit of time there, the there are also tuk tuk outside. This placw has clothing, shoes, bags, electronics, etc. This...More

Thank JCRtraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Laos' morning market is like any country market you go. If trying to find some Laos' stuff then this is probably the place. They sell a lot of jewelries and clothing. Here you can also find souvenirs. One thing is common in Laos. Everything is...More

Thank rej26qmd
Reviewed 6 August 2017

early morning, we cycling to the market. they called it Talat Sao Morning Market. they sell many things, fruit, Lao food,clothes, souvenirs, hardware, electronic stuff, Lao silk and many more. we looking for halal food and unfortunately and of coz it doesn't exist there. interesting...More

Thank Gooner_119
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This was something of a let-down – basically a large market inside a poorly air-conditioned building – shoes, shoes clothing, clothing most of which doubtless does not come from Lao interspersed with the odd regular shop, a coffee stall, street food type outlets at the...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We wandered through the morning market and found it interesting and educational. Yes, you do get the obligatory clothing and trinket stalls but you also get to see the food (alive and dead) and how it is prepared. There were also several local food stalls...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Morning Market is more like an indoor flea market where I presume locals shop as they sold everything from small nick nack items, groceries, pirated DVD movies to appliances. I find it interesting wandering through these markets to get a taste of everyday life...More

Thank Northernchaos
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Don't bother, not the kind of morning market most traveler expected to see, more like a indoor flea market.

Thank WWU1956
Reviewed 6 February 2017

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...More

1  Thank Yong M
Reviewed 12 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
Reviewed 2 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

Thank VisaLady
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