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Mekong Riverside Park

Tourists looking to experience lively local entertainment and delicious food will love the Mekong Riverside Park.

The Mekong Riverside Park is a recreational area for all ages. Although the park is developed to cater and provide entertainment to the locals, the place became a favourite among tourists who wish to enjoy local cuisine and entertainment. Everyone is welcome to sample the food, stroll, and browse and shop in the night market.



The Mekong Riverside Park is located beside the Mekong River, in Vientiane, Laos.


Opening Days and Hours

The park is open every day, from morning to night.


How to Get There

The Mekong Riverside Park is a popular spot in Vientiane, so you can easily commute to the place. If you are booked in a hotel in Vientiane, the Park is within walking distance from most hotels.


Suggested For

  • Backpackers
  • Solo travelers
  • Newlyweds
  • Couples
  • Group of friends
  • Families with kid


Time to Spend

You can spend 3 to 5 hours in the Park, and can even stay longer to shop in the night market.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit Mekong Riverside Park is during the night, albeit expect big crowds.



  • Various outdoor activities – dancing, playing badminton or football, RC racing, jogging, brisk walking, etc.
  • Get manicures
  • Food trip
  • Shopping



You can choose from a wide variety of street food stalls and restaurants, such as:

  • Kong View
  • Mekong Restaurant
  • Kaiphaen
  • Nava Mekong Restaurant


Nearby Attractions

  • Lao National Museum
  • Great Sacred Stupa
  • Icat Gallery
  • Vientiane Orchidees



Some hotels in the area include:

  • City Inn Vientiane
  • Dhavara Boutique Hotel
  • Best Western Vientiane Hotel

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