Pakse is a lively capital city of Champasak Province in southern Laos. This city is packed with various accommodation and eating options on top of that it is the point where Mekong and Se Don rivers meets. Many travelers who are on their way to explore the southern Laos makes this second most populous town of the country into their base of operation. It has great accessibility, and lots of incredible sights around.
Street food stalls serving fresh local Loatian fare, good restaurants and stylish hotels are not the only reason to visit this town. As this is town is based near two magnificent rivers, you can spend time watching them, strolling along the peaceful waterfront promenade. Its central Wat Luang is greatly decorated Buddhist temple where monks collect alms at sunrise. The city is full of French colonial architecture concentrated in old quarter near Se Don river. Also, delightful colorful markets as well as other stunning temples scattered around the city. Not to mention surrounding attractions such as Bolaven Plateau, Wat Phu Champasak or Si Phan Don which can be reached within couple hours of driving.
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