Take a walk along the main street of Luang Prabang and you will begin to understand why it's a World Heritage Listed town. The fusion of traditional design with European architecture is evident in many of the buildings around the city centre. Highlights of French architecture include the Royal Palace which was built between 1904-1909.
Heritage Houses located on the main street and around Luang Prabang town. Some of them you can visit without payment.
Others in Culture & History
The National Museum is the former Royal Palace. This fascinating tourism site offers visitors the chance to learn about the royal family and find out about the rich history of Luang Prabang.
Enjoy the culture of Laos by witnessing a tradtional dance performance known as Phralak Phralam at the Royal Palace. Performances occur weekly. You will find the schedule outside the performance hall in the Royal Palace grounds.
Heritage Information Center
Located in a charming wooden historic building, the Heritage Information Center, known as Heuanchan offers visitors the chance to learn about traditional ways of life.