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Vientiane

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The city of Vientiane is located in the country Laos of Asia. Stands out for its buildings of architectural value and monuments, its museums and cultural offer, and its touristic attractions.

Passionates to the architecture and monuments may contemplate a place of interest for tourists like Presidential Palace, and cultural places of interest like Wat Si Saket, Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) and Patuxai.

People attracted by museums and the world of culture may see a cultural place of interest like Lao National History Museum.

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Vientiane (/vjɛnˈtjɑːn/; French pronunciation: ​[vjɛ̃ˈtjan]; Lao: ວຽງຈັນ, Viang chan, IPA: [ʋíəŋ tɕàn]; Thai: เวียงจันทน์, Wiang Chan, IPA: [wiəŋ tɕan], (Khmer: វៀងច័ន្ទ, Vieng Chan) is the capital and largest city of Laos, situated on the Mekong near the border with Thailand. Vientiane became the capital in 1563 due to fears of a Burmese invasion. Vientiane was the administrative capital during French rule and, due to economic growth in recent times, is now the economic centre of Laos.

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