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“a must see experience of the mekong”

Mekong Riverside Park
Ranked #6 of 77 things to do in Vientiane
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“a must see experience of the mekong”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

it is the place to be seen and see at dawn and dusk. a gatering place for locals and tourists....night market is not one of the best...stalls upon stalls of repeating overpriced offerings. the night markets in thailand are far superior...but it IS along the MEKONG....

Visited June 2014
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Makati, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Alive but peaceful”
Reviewed May 18, 2014

Got in here around dusk, the crowd isn't rowdy although there were lot's of people. It gave me an impression that this is where every local go to unwind. Whilst some are just strolling, others jog and do their exercise here. There's small also a playground for kids.

Would have given this an excellent rating had it not been for the lack of food and drink kiosk.

Visited April 2014
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Squamish, Canada
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Not to be Missed”
Reviewed April 17, 2014

During the day it is very peaceful walking along the river.
During the early evening it comes "alive" with a very large Night Market and street musicians.
It is also very busy as it seems the whole town is there. It was great seeing all the children.
Fortunately the pavement is very wide and the sunset is incredible.

Visited January 2014
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Carlow, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Pleasantville”
Reviewed April 9, 2014

We came here both evenings we were in the capital to watch the sun set on the Mekong. The atmosphere is relaxed and peaceful with various activities being played out along the river.
the new road is closed to traffic so it becomes a perfect walkway to stroll along at leisure.
The night market stalls nearby sell cheap but repetitive products like t-shirts and fridge magnets and other tourist stuff. Directly next to this is the seemingly free aerobics exercises en-mass under the large national and party flags, a wonderful symbol of a modernising Laos.

Visited April 2014
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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice walking area”
Reviewed April 4, 2014

This park is located next to the Mekong and Partly between the restaurants and the mekong river , very nice to wlk and to take photos , also the opportunity to fitness and to have just a drink inside the park , very nice is that no entrance fee is asked and also not have to pay a ticket for parking your bike , the monument , standing man is very nice for once to make a picture and to go arround it

Visited April 2014
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