Luang Prabang Night Market takes places from 5pm to 11pm beginning at Wat Mai, along Sisavangvong Road to the Settathilat Road in the town centrer. Before sunsets, more than 300 vendors are getting to set their stalls with full of ethnic handicrafts and trinkets.
Vendors are preparing stalls - the moments that road is not crowded
Embroidered colorful purses and bags in many sizes, T-shirts, cotton pants and shirts, woven scarves, paper lantern, accessories – these are popular items sold in Luang Prabang night market. Additionally, keep your eyes open through the stalls of hand-made products like textiles, exclusive ceramics, antiques, paintings.
Elephant slippers - Who could resist?
Unique dolls by Akha Biladjo that everyone really wants to purchase
Hand-made lanterns made from Sa paper
For those who are not interested in shopping, just take a leisurely walk through the night market and chat with the friendly vendors to know more about their laid-back lifestyle. Then try some tasty local foods ranging from BBQ chicken, sticky rice to beer Laos. For serious meals, head to the end of Sisavangvong Road and enjoy the several of local foods at the Night Food Market.
Coming to Laos without trying beer Laos
Plenty of foods to sample
Don’t buy antiques including Buddha statues, which are considered the draining of Laos history and heritage. The same to wildlife products! Laos government are carrying out some projects to rescue wild animals. Thus don’t break their attempt by purchasing the wildlife products. It will devaluate your trips to Laos!