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A busy local market

On this very busy local market, they sell nearly everything. As usual, it is not very clean with an... read more

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Friendly local market

This is a local market so don't expect anything catered to tourists. It's a place where you can... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Joanna Y
Sydney, Australia
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“daily life”(2 reviews)
“fresh produce”(2 reviews)
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No.38 Rd, Pakse 1600, Laos
+856 20 56 060 579
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On this very busy local market, they sell nearly everything. As usual, it is not very clean with an intensive smell near the fish and meat stalls, where nothing is cooled. There were also quite a lot of gold and jewelry shops and some goldsmiths...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank catztravelling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Indoor market with good veg section, and other foodstuffs, but the rest is fairly low quality consumer goods. Useful if you have forgotten some cosmetics, or toiletries. Mildly interesting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

This is the main local market here.You get normal things you get in any market. This is not a tourist attraction.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Visited Dao Heuang Market on Sunday. Most of the permanent buildings were closed, and the market was not different with any other Lao markets (selling fruits, vegetables; muddy floors). One exceptional feature: there are plenty of money exchanges offering good rates especially from/to USD and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clementich
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Daoheuang is one of the largest markets in the region. It is a wonderful maize of chaos and colour where you can probably find just aboput anything. In the morning one part of the market become a tuk tuk and songthaew station where early morning...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dharmapitt
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a local market so don't expect anything catered to tourists. It's a place where you can come and truly experience the local life which we love to do when travelling. The locals are very friendly and you can get anything from fresh produce...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joanna Y
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Maybe it' because Laos New Year is in front but the market was crowded, especially with Scooters and cars. Yes.. cars and scooters are allowed to cross the market! It was no fun to go around as all people were in a hurry. The market...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Werni1904
Reviewed February 21, 2018

These local markets are just so much fun to visit - there is so much happening and the variety of foods and stuff for sale is incredible. We wandered around for a few hours taking it all in.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed January 26, 2018

very crowded by locals - and like all markets in Asia, you find everything - good veggies and fruits.... nothing is cheap for tourists in Laos, but locals deserve it - locals are friendly and helpful

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank juergen p
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

If you like weaving through tight allyways, smelling questionable assortments of food stuff, China made toys, lit up glass cabinets of gold and just experiencing the real Lao, this is the place to be. You can buy the traditional Lao dress and have it altered...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kttreadinglightly
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