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Nam Phou Fountain

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Pha That Luang

  • Temple
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Patuxay Monument

ປະຕູໄຊ, Victory Gate, Gate of Triumph, Anousavary, Anosavari Monument
  • Monument
  • History
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Khop Chai Deu

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Joma Coffee

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  • 13 years ago

Vientiane travel guide - Wikitravel

Vientiane (ວຽງຈັນ Vieng Chan) is the capital of Laos.
  • 5 years ago

Vientiane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vientiane (/vjɛnˈtjɑːn/; French pronunciation: ​[vjɛ̃ˈtjan]; Lao: ວຽງຈັນ, Viang chan, IPA: [ʋíəŋ tɕàn]) is the capital and largest city of Laos, on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with Thailand. Vientiane became the capital in 1563 due to fears of a Burmese invasion. Vientiane was the administrative capital during French rule and, due to economic growth in recent times, is now the economic centre of Laos.