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Laos Shopping

Top Things To Buy In Laos

Sightseeing might be exhausting, so take a break. Give yourself a day to shop without a worry. Laos makes up for its size with cultural diversity, lush scenery, rapid development, and notably fantastic shopping opportunities on the rise. Laos sells native fabrics, handicrafts, and foreign goods. Laos has many marketplaces, workshops, and retail districts for all budgets.

Laos Is Famous For Many Intricate Handicrafts

Laos Is Famous For Many Intricate Handicrafts

Laos features unique souvenirs and artifacts. With so many intricate handicrafts, including hill-tribe silks, crafts, home furnishings, jewelry, and couture-quality textiles, it would be hard to leave Laos empty-handed! What are the best Laos purchases? Here are five exciting things to know in this landlocked country. 

 

Laotian costumes

Sinh and Salong are must-haves for travelers who enjoy the local style. Salong for males usually consists of a blouse, baggy trousers, knee-length white socks, and a phabiang (shoulder scarf), while Lao Sinh or Phaa sin is a silk or cotton wraparound skirt with intricate designs and embroidery. Festivals and other occasions showcase the community's culture, social relationships, and values through these traditional clothes.

Lao's Festivals Show Values Through Traditional Clothes

Lao's Festivals Show Values Through Traditional Clothes

Coffee

If you love coffee and want to recreate the Lao coffee routine at home, Lao coffee is the perfect keepsake! Laos Arabica and Robusta coffee is famous throughout Southeast Asia for their flavor. Any retail establishment or international airport sells this specialty.

The Arabica And Robusta Coffee From Laos Is Well Known Across Southeast Asia

The Arabica And Robusta Coffee From Laos Is Well Known Across Southeast Asia

Carvings

Lao carvings are an excellent present for the digital age. Wood, bone, and stone carvings in various styles and colors are everywhere. Luang Prabang, Vientiane, and Pakse antique and handicraft stores have the finest carvings.

Lao Carvings Are A Fantastic Digital Age Gift

Lao Carvings Are A Fantastic Digital Age Gift

Silver Jewelry 

Laos offers excellent silver jewelry. Hill tribe silverwork is inexpensive and of high quality. Silver belts, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets make thoughtful presents for family and friends.

Hill Tribe Silverwork Is Cheap And High Quality

Hill Tribe Silverwork Is Cheap And High Quality

Bamboo goods

Tired of cheap, mass-produced souvenirs? Visit artisan shops or specialty boutiques for bamboo bowls, vases, trays, chairs, mats, and baskets. Bamboo products are lightweight, eco-friendly, and unique, making them ideal souvenirs.

Bamboo Goods Are Lightweight And Environmentally Friendly

Bamboo Goods Are Lightweight And Environmentally Friendly

Here are Lao's best things to buy. We provide an overview of shopping in Laos and other ideas to save time and money. Let's get Laos souvenirs.