Exploring the Vibrant Luang Prabang Night Market

by TAA on March 9, 2023

Welcome to Luang Prabang, the Lao city of lights! The Luang Prabang Night Market is a shoppers paradise, with vibrant colors and exotic smells that will please even the most discerning traveler. Here you can find almost anything - from handmade handicrafts to delicious local street food. Let’s find out what to know about Luang Prabang Night Market!

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Luang Prabang Night Market

Luang Prabang Night Market
Luang Prabang Night Market

Luang Prabang Night Market location:

The Luang Prabang Night Market is not hard to find - just look for the lively sound of vendors hawking their wares and the smells of delicious street food. Located in Sisavangvong Street, starting from the Royal Palace Museum, you will see this colourful market!

Luang Prabang Night Market time:

Luang Prabang Night Market opens from 5:00 PM to 10 PM every day. Visiting Luang Prabang Night Market is one of the most interesting things to do when you in this beautiful city!

Shopping in Luang Prabang Night Market

Things to buy in Luang Prabang Market
Things to buy in Luang Prabang Market

Luang Prabang Night Market is a shopper's paradise. With its wide selection of souvenirs, handicrafts, and traditional Laotian items, it's the perfect place to find unique gifts for friends and family members back home. One of the most popular items that you must buy is traditional Lao textiles, including scarves, shawls, and bags, made from silk and cotton. Handicrafts such as pottery, wood carvings, and silver jewelry are also popular souvenirs. If you want, you can also find local products such as coffee, tea, and spices. For those interested in fashion, there are plenty of stalls selling unique and stylish clothes, both traditional and modern.

Enjoy food in Luang Prabang Night Market

Things to eat in Luang Prabang Night Market
Things to eat in Luang Prabang Night Market

Luang Prabang Night Market isn't just about buying presents - there are also a huge variety of food stalls offering delicious Luang Prabang street food. From sweet treats like sticky rice and mango with coconut cream, to savory dishes like laap (minced pork salad) and khao poun (crispy noodles), Luang Prabang Night Market's street food is as vibrant and flavorful as the market itself.

Some tips when visiting Luang Prabang Night Market

Visiting Luang Prabang Night Market in your Luang Prabang’s 3 days trip is a wonderful way to experience all the sprightly sights, sounds and smells of Laos. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your shopping experience:

  • - Come hungry! Luang Prabang is home to some of the best cuisines in Southeast Asia. From local favorites like Lao-style sausages to mouth-watering skewers of vegetables and meat, Luang Prabang night market food is sure to satisfy your cravings.
  • - Haggle with confidence! Don't be shy about bargaining for the best price on items you're interested in. Luang Prabang's street vendors are used to haggling and will respect you for taking the time to negotiate. But let's take this deal win-win!
  • - Don’t forget to bring enough cash and keep your belongings close to you when it's too crowded
  • - Get there early! Luang Prabang night market only runs until 10 PM, so if you want to get the best deals and enjoy the full Luang Prabang nightlife experience, plan to arrive before 9 PM.

So what are you waiting for? Luang Prabang Night Market is a shopper's paradise just waiting to be explored! Pack your bags and get ready to experience an unforgettable Luang Prabang nightlife adventure. Happy shopping!

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