The capital of Laos, Vientiane, developed on the left bank of the Mekong: just cross the river to enter Thailand. Former capital of the French protectorate, Vientiane is a growing city, thanks to its position as a crossroads of communications of the Indochinese peninsula. Vientiane offers visitors the discovery of an active city, whose life is in full swing in particular during the 26791 Talat Sao, or the morning market. The Vientiane heritage is remarkable for several reasons: it starts with the emblematic monument of the city, the Patuxai arch built to commemorate the victims of Laos war. We then go to religious buildings, which are among them some beads thus, the That Luang, sacred monument of Buddhism, recognizable by its gilded stupa. Another stupa precisely the That Dam, more modest and black this time. Buddhist temples complete the package, as the Wat Si Saket and cloister to the countless Buddhas. Where to stay in Vientiane? During a trip to Laos, Vientiane worth a step of at least two days, just to soak at least the atmosphere of this bustling city and go around its main sites and museums ... the accommodation in the capital is certainly a little more expensive than in the rest of the country, but remains generally abor