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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good21%
  • Average49%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible4%
Jul 7, 2018
“Looked clean to me”
Jan 8, 2018
“poor, dirty, unorganised - not nice”
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

I arrived about 5:10pm and they were closed. I still could walk inside and see shops after shops selling everything tourists like to buy (they covered up their shops also as the mall was closed). This mall looked clean and spacious to me. Found the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Wsea3h
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Talat Sao (or morning market) is a strange mix of (an inside) shopping mall, Thai-Western style, and a fruit-vegetable-meat market. I'm sure you'll get almost everything you want here. Beware - lots of beggars.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank jobst56
Reviewed November 27, 2017

A pretty run-down mall close to the bus terminal. Only advantage here is the air-conditioning. Shops here sell mainly bazaar like items with gold-smith shops on the second floor.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Despite looking like a shopping mall in a provincial town rather than the flagship shopping destination of a capital city, Talat Sao mall is still a breath of fresh, air-conditioned air to many tourists battling with the tropical heat outside. Talat Sao is split into...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Not worth your time spent here. Unless you need the shelter. Close to the bus terminal and morning market.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Enhan
Reviewed September 14, 2017

This mall is old, run down, smelly and closes very early. Majority of the roller shutters of the shops are closed by 5 pm. The only advantage of shopping here is that the prices are very reasonable. It is a mall frequented by a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MadmanAdventure
Reviewed May 26, 2017

If you are looking for a new handbag, or some material, or some gold jewellery, or something in particular - then this is the place to go. But I wouldn't really consider it a 'tourist' must do! It was nice to get out of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Smudge L
Reviewed February 5, 2017

The Talat Sao Shopping Centre consisted of two buildings located right next to each other along Ave Lang Xang. Building 1 is older, non air-conditioned but offers a food court on level 3 selling mostly local food at reasonable Laotian prices. You first need to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Y0ngM
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Nice place to look around. Price wise not really cheap. But quite interesting place. Need to go around slowly as there are many interesting items. There the old shopping - no aircon and new shopping center with aircon. The old shopping is more alive with...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank tanhosengkl
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Bustling with life with all the food and clothes stalls... it is a nice place to go and understand more about the way of life of the local Lao people. The mall has got a nice food court on Level 3, which one needs to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank IvanS225
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