Patuxai

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  • Address: P.D.R, Vientiane, Laos
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 3112 LAK
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Monument, Family And Kids

Patuxai - Review

Situated at the end of the Lane Xang Avenue, the Patuxai Monument or the Victory Gate was constructed in the 1960s to commemorate the martyrs who died in the many wars that Laos faced. You can easily see the French influence in the construction of this gate as it resembles the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. It is the centre piece of the Patuxai Park, a popular place in the middle of Vientiane for afternoon strolls. The interior of the arc is decorated with paintings depicting gods, goddesses and elephants. Once you climb onto the observation deck on the top of the gate, you can get a delightful panoramic view of Vientiane and the Mekong river. All along the Patuxai Park and the actual gate, you will see souvenirs gifted by various countries of the world. Some of these are: the musical fountain from China, a peace gong from Indonesia, the cement used in construction from the USA, etc.

Patuxai Information

  • Tickets are needed to climb to the top of the monuments. Entry to the park is free.
  • There are souvenir shops and vendors selling snacks and refreshments inside the monument.

How To reach Patuxai by Public Transport

  • You can hire a taxi/car/jumbo/bicycle to get here.

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TripHobo Highlights for Patuxai

  • Patuxai Address: P.D.R, Vientiane, Laos
  • Patuxai Timing: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Patuxai Price: 3112 LAK
  • Best time to visit Patuxai(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Patuxai: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Patuxai

  • 95% of people who visit Vientiane include Patuxai in their plan

  • 42.39% of people start their Patuxai visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Patuxai

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

92.72% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Patuxai

People normally club together Buddha Park and Haw Phra Kaew while planning their visit to Patuxai.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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