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Vientiane, Laos
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Presidential Palace, official residence of the President of Laos. You can move close enough and take pictures through the gates for unobstructed view. The rating of “3” is a result of being only able to “look” at it; but let’s be realistic here, this...More

Thank FDWorldtraveler
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Excellent place to see. Exactly what it says on the tin. A "Presidential Palace" Beautiful, historical and a fantastic building. I have recommended to family friends and colleagues

Thank mr nigel C
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Imposing building completed in 1986 is the official residence of the Lao president. French influenced Beaux-Arts architectural style that is characterized by formal design and elaborate ornamentation. You can peer in and see the columns, shaded balconies and the balustrades, but enter the wrought iron...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Thankfully we had seen other reviews and knew we could not enter grounds let alone get it. Impressive building yes, but as an attraction only average as you can see very little

Thank Jacalyn Leah M
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Like most government building I saw Laos is still a developing country. I didn't see one security on around the premises.

Thank Kyd Tantano M
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Just another palace with gate. No entry for tourist. It is decent building, nice to take photo, but yeah, it is what a palace should be and it is gated.

Thank Imran B
Reviewed 24 March 2018

The Presidential Palace is a big, pretty building that you can look at from the street. IF you hear about the possibility to go inside AND you happen to be in this city ANYWAY, than have a look, but it is otherwise just something to...More

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t call this an attraction. You can see the palace through the gate. Nothing more, nothing less.

Thank Lars S
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The layout is amazing and a lot of money has gone into this palace. It has been very well planned. Worth just a quick look.

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gargantuan edifice at the base of Lane Xiang, Vientiane's grand boulevard. Palace isn't open to the public, just a photo op from outside the gates.

Thank Larry M
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