Old Quarter Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang

Walk the streets with picturesque traditional houses, colonial-style villas, and Lao Buddhist temples at Old Quarter Luang Prabang, part of a bustling UNESCO-protected city area packed with history and culture. A night market, many shops, and restaurants set in pleasant two-story houses on clean, quiet streets give a totally different feel from the madness of other large Asian cities. Check out many temples with practicing monks praying or burning incense, or mingle with locals during their coffee breaks in the street. The nearby Mekong River surrounding this peninsula quarter, as well as abundant frangipani trees add to the overall charm of the place. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Luang Prabang holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Old Quarter Luang Prabang and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • There's something about Luang Prabang that draws us back every couple of years or so and the old city is a huge reason why we always seem to revisit. Yes, it is touristy, full of tour companies and....  more »
  • The old quarter has beautiful old Buddist Temples, and it was nice visting them all. Alot of history here!  more »

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