in Vientiane Prefecture, Laos
- Ban Chiang Archaeological Site (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 17.967 and 102.600 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 17° 58' 0" and E 102° 35' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Kip - LAK
- Spoken languages:
- Lao, French, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:36 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Vientiane
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:39 am and 6:49 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -15.365 and -75.162 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- San Juan de Marcona
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Laos.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Laos. Last Update: 2022-07-04 07:29:30
Vientiane in Vientiane Prefecture with it's 196,731 citizens is a place in Laos. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Vientiane is now 06:36 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Vientiane with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports near Vientiane. The closest airport in Laos is Wattay International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Ban Chiang Archaeological Site in Thailand at a distance of 58 mi (or 93 km). If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Si Chiang Mai, Tha Bo, Nong Khai, Pho Tak and Ban Phue. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||12%|
|Air Pressure||1002 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Tuesday, 5th of July 2022
30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 6th of July 2022
30°C (85 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 7th of July 2022
25°C (78 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
SETTHA PALACE HOTEL
Don Chan Palace Hotel & Convention
Landmark Mekong Riverside
Rashmi's Plaza Hotel
Salana Boutique Hotel
BEST WESTERN VIENTIANE HOTEL
SENGTAWAN RIVERSIDE HOTEL
ibis Vientiane Nam Phu
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Laos: Vientiane - The old city walls
In the mid 1560's Vientiane was a walled city. Here I find out what happened to those walls and look for evidence of their continued existence.
Vientiane Mekong River
Hotel accommodation near Mekong River Vientiane Laos Indochina. Travel to Vientiane via the Thai Lao Friendship Bridge from Nong Khai across the low flow Mekong River. Tourist mini bus sight...
SETTHA PALACE HOTEL, VIENTIANE
Filmed with EOS 5D Mark II, using Canon EF 17-40mm f4.0 USM and EF 35-350mm f3.5-5.6 USM.
Mekong River Evening Life, Vientiane, Laos
End of the Dry Season in Laos: during daytime over 36 Celsius (felt like 48 Celsius), during evenings and nighttimes there is much fun and action along the Mekong river.
Team Dai 2008 Ride Documentary - Part 1: Vientiane to Luang Prabang
The first Team Dai fundraising ride from Vientiane to Luang Prabang.
Wax Castle Procession, Wat Ong Teu, Vientiane, Laos part 6
http://saodarly.com Wax Castle Procession Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan, in Vientiane, Laos for Pha That Luang Festival.
Comic party cosplay 76 in Vientiane 14/6/2014
all photo i take in this event at lao itec in Vientiane LAOS.14/6/2014.
Rue Nokeokoummane, Vientiane, Laos
http://saodarly.com Afternoon walk along Rue Nokeokoummane, in Vientiane, Laos.
Laos: Vientiane - Wat Inpeng
A look around one of the loveliest temples in Vientiane. Dating back several centuries, the temple was destroyed by Siam forces. Today, the majority of the building date to the 20th century......
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Kingdom of Laos
The Kingdom of Laos was a sovereign state from 1953 until December 1975, when Pathet Lao overthrew the government and created the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Given self-rule in 1949 as part of a federation with the rest of French Indochina, the 1953 Franco-Lao Treaty finally established a sovereign, independent Laos, but did not stipulate who would rule the country.
Wat Si Saket
Wat Si Saket is a Buddhist wat in Vientiane, Laos. It is situated on Lan Xang Road, on the corner with Setthathirat Road, to the northwest of Haw Phra Kaew, which formerly held the Emerald Buddha.
That Dam (Lao for Black Stupa) is a large stupa located in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Many Laotians believe it is inhabited by a seven-headed nāga who tried to protect them from an invasion by the Siamese army in 1827.
Talat Sao is a morning market in Vientiane, Laos. Located at the eastern corner of Lan Xang Rd. and Khu Vieng Rd. in the heart of Vientiane, the morning market is open daily from 07:00 until around 16:00. The market is two-storey and covered by several sloping roofs. It is a popular tourist destination.
Haw Phra Kaew
Haw Phra Kaew is a former temple in Vientiane, Laos. It is situated on Setthathirath Road, to the southeast of Wat Si Saket. The interior now houses a museum and a small shop.
Lao National Museum
The Lao National Museum is located in Vientiane, Laos. It was founded as the national museum highlighting the revolution of the 1970s and is located in a French colonial building. In 2007, the United States donated a grant to help develop the museum. This museum, which was originally built in 1925 as the French governor’s residence, presents the history of Laos, highlighting the Laotian people’s struggle to free the country from foreign occupiers and imperialist forces.
Wat Si Muang
Wat Si Muang or Simuong is a Buddhist temple in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. This temple was built in 1563. Located near the eastern entrance to the city centre, on the road leading from the Friendship Bridge to Thailand, the small temple was built on the ruins of a Khmer Hindu shrine, the remains of which can be seen behind the ordination hall. A statue of King Sisavang Vong stands in front of Wat Simuang. Inside, the sim is unusually divided into two rooms.
Mahosot Hospital-Wellcome Trust-University of Oxford Infectious Disease Centre known as Mahosot Hospital is a hospital in Vientiane, Laos. It is the first and most important centre in the country which is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases and also serves as an important medical research and training centre.
Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan
Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan (Temple of the Heavy Buddha) is one of many Buddhist Monasteries that are present in the city of Vientiane in Laos. This name is given to the temple due to the large, bronze Phra Ong Teu Buddha image that is present within the temple: the largest Buddha in Vientiane.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Vientiane.
- Si Chiang Mai
- Tha Bo
- Nong Khai
- Pho Tak
- Ban Phue
- Sa Khrai
- Nam Som
- Na Yung
- Phon Phisai
- Sang Khom
- Suwanna Khuha
- Kut Chap
- Muang Phon-Hong
- Udon Thani
- Phibun Rak
- Pak Chom
- Fao Rai
- Ban Dung
- Na Klang
- Nong Bua Lamphu
- Pak Khat
- Nong Han
- Nong Wua So
- Nong Saeng
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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