As Laos's national capital, Vientiane is one of the most well-known destinations in the country located in the drainage area of the Mekong Delta. In spite of being the largest city in Laos and the hub of commerce and administration, this city is still refreshingly laid back. If you are into exploring history, head to the National Museum of Laos, one of the top museums in the region. You can also find fascinating information at That Dam Tower. After spending an afternoon at Pha That Luang Temple or Wat Si Saket Temple, you will feel the peace and tranquility. To admire the picturesque views and religious knowledge, visit Haw Phra Kaew Temple and Wat Si Muang Temple. 

If you are ready for a historic exploration journey, head to the National Museum of Laos, one of the region's top museums. Historical enthusiasts will surely be attracted by the fascinating information found at That Dam.

Vientiane is home to many beautiful buildings as monuments. Visitors to Vientiane should take the time to visit the Patuxay Monument and Chao Fa Ngum Statue, two of the impressive historical architectures of this land.

If you are looking for unique items, do not hesitate to go to Talat Sao Shopping Center and Ban Anou Night Market. These are two popular shopping malls in this region.