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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get a great view from the street, and it is worth a view, and perhaps a few photos. I would recommend taking this in on your way to visit other sights, rather than going on a separate trip to see this. You can’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarsdow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perched at one end of the street that has the Patuxai monument at the other, this pleasing structure may not be open to the public, but it's nice to admire through the gates, and you can get some good photos of it. It's right next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank phutty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One thing that strikes you around Vientiane is the architecture and splendour of the public ministry's and buildings. They stand out from the other privately owned buildings. The Presidential Palace is no exception and you can see it from the back and the front but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Billythefish1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is certainly well worth viewing. I did not go inside for a lack of time, but I did visit around it and took pictures and video. The side of the building that faces the Mekong is far more "photogenic" Good to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ZestfulLiving
Reviewed December 11, 2018

this is a very impressive building incorporating local traditional design and french european architecture

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

This is in the city centre. This Royal Palace is Presidential palace now.You can't enter but can take photo in front of the palace.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Laos is an interesting country. You are not allowed to take photos in the museums. But you can freely take photos of the Presidential Palace. There are no guards around to disturb you. In a socialist country with many restrictions for tourists this is simply...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OmerYalcinkaya
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I only saw this building at night from the front and the back. It is so pretty with all of the lights shining on it. You can't miss it if you area walking around the downtown area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank forshara
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is certainly one of the grander buildings in Vientiane. It's look, but don't touch. We drove past slowly on a tuk tuk. Didn't feel it was worth stopping for.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Closed to public for obvious reasons, the Presidential Palace is quite a picturesque icon in Lane Xang street. The best angle for taking photo would be from the middle of Lane Xang/Samsenthai T-junction. At night, blue-purpleish LED lights luminate the edge of the palace.

Date of experience: January 2018
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