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Description: The "Victory Gate" of the city was built in 1962 out of U.S.-purchased...
The "Victory Gate" of the city was built in 1962 out of U.S.-purchased cement that was intended for a new airport.
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Centre of the City, in the business district, this is a monument of victory created by the people of Laos, in line with the similar one in France.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Spent about 30-45mins here. It was worth the trip upto the top to see the views of Vientiane. Definitely would recommend going in and up, the tickets were pretty cheap and we had walked from the water fountain area.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful monument in the heart of the city. Surprised to see that there were markets inside the monument. Great views from the top.

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Centre of the City, in the business district, this is a monument of victory created by the people of Laos, in line with the similar one in France.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was a small walk from my central city hotel. The monument is of significant historical relevance but due to turbulent times over the decades this was never actually finished. Still an impressive structure and for 3000 kip you can access the rooftop by stairs for amazing panoramic views of the city. Worth a visit.

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Samut Prakan Province, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It's the best describe Vientiane, as it's one of the symbolic of the country. It's one of the must see places in Vientiane.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

I walked here from town and enjoyed the views from the top and the market inside. then late a taxi to Tuk tuk to the military museum and Wat That Luang further down the main road.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Even though this one is their iconic landmark, there is not much to offer here. Vang Vieng is definitely the place to go..

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Lots of fun to climb up the stairs inside the monument and take awesome photos of the center of Vientiane. When it's a clear day, you can see all around for miles. Different prices for locals or foreigners, depending on how much you can fake a Lao accent.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nice building which I'm sure is of some significance to the Lao people. It is well-kept with a fountain and a park. It is easily accessible. You can climb to the top of the building which gives a nice view of the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This huge arch locates in the main boulevard of this capitol lining with many important government offices. Panoramic view of this highrise building is very impressive.if you are interested about history of building, you will amzed with the origin of old construction materials of fomerv US airforce Airport.

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