Savannakhet ranks as the major city of southern Laos, the second largest city after the capital Vientiane. Savannakhet was developed under the French occupation: there are traces of that past through the remains of colonial architecture. One of the economic centers of the country, Savannakhet is located along the Mekong River, which traces here a natural border with Thailand: a bridge across the river connecting the two countries. The radius of the sites to visit, we include the Sayaphoum temple, as old as it is vast, That Inheng, a restored stupa, or http: // www / museum-of-dinosaurs dinosaur museum and reconstructed skeletons.