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Presidential Palace

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Vientiane, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no visitation but tourists use its front and back as photo props. The palace, as seen at night from the Chao Anouvong statue, is all lit up and presents a splendorous site.

Thank delacova
Reviewed 1 week ago

and that all you will see as this extensive French Colonial style 'palace' built in the 1970's is not open to the public - originally the home of the Laos president it is now only used for ceremonial purposes .

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we could only look through gate and read reviews but I am sure it is amazing inside. Worth a visit.

Thank Glenda N
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A very impresive and majestic building in the heart of downtown Vientiane on Rue Setthathirath. It was originally built as the official residence of the Laos President, he however does not now live there and is now used for ceremonial purposes only. It is unfortunately...More

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 1 June 2017

One is not allowed to enter and is only a photo point from outside. The city is small and hence one can stop in front while taking an usual round and take a few photographs

Thank indrajit1405
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Well the Presidential Palace is a nice looking building with well manicured grounds but that's all you can see from the main gate. Not open to the public so can only take photos from the gate. Fun to see and take a pic or two...More

Thank Northernchaos
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This used to be the grounds of the Laotian royalty and now the Presidential Palace. The road in front of the palace will lead you directly to Patuxai monument. It's more of pit-stop - take a couple of photos of the place and then, move...More

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 29 April 2017

An elegant building and well manicured lawns. One cannot enter the grounds. Tourists were allowed to take pictures through its gates. Very close to SiSaket.

1  Thank ptrav9
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Impressive building behind gates (no tourist access) on an avenue full of other grand buildings - embassies etc.

Thank kathryndob
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This museum and historic palace is interesting, but a bit low-key. Hard to believe how simply the royalty lived. Shoes must be removed before entering and no large bags allowed.

Thank cookpias
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