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All reviews arc de triomphe city view vertical runway worth the climb nice view victory gate souvenir shops great views from the top from france climb the stairs walk up from afar beautiful monument worth a visit presidential palace lane xang small fee
I went at noon and it was extremely hot and humid. The best time to visit is in the morning and evening. Nothing much there to see but if you are a person obsessed with taking picture, this place will be a good ones.
Patuxai is an impressive monument from a distance. Up close it is crumbling and not well maintained But a good place to check out nonetheless. Definitely go between 8am-4pm when you can climb to the top for a great view (and rare breeze). It costs...More
This is quite an unusual site in Vientiane, however it is very impressive and definitely worth visiting. You can climb to the top which would give you panoramic views out across the city, unfortunately this closes at 4 so we missed it! You can wander...More
This place is pretty much like the Arc de Triumph in France with a Laotian flare. You can climb up to the very top for a small fee and see 360 degree views of Vientiane. On the way up there are some shops selling old...More
The highlight is going up to the top of the monument and seeing the city from an aerial view. Great place to take photos and just relax and enjoy the view. There are also some souvenir shops inside. It closes rather early (like 4 or...More
The monument got conceived by an inspirational mix between the French “Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile” in Paris and the Taj Mahal in the Indian city of Agra; latter provided the “Asian design deviations” such as the halfbird-halfwoman figurine of “Kinaree”. Elements of the Indian...More
If you like scenic views, this place is for you. The historic is interesting, the place is central with a 1 USD ticket to clim on the top, which is very nice. Be careful, it closes around 5pm. A must do, for sure!