The Luang Prabang shopping scene primary trades in handicrafts, art, textiles and jewelry. The city’s night market on Sisavangvong Road and artisan shops in the Old Chinese Quarter offer plenty of ethnic crafts at various price points.

ATMs along Sisavangvong Road accept international cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, and Eurocard. Some Luang Prabang vendors let you make purchases using Thai baht and US dollars, though the market and smaller shops only accept Lao kip.

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  • 12 Best Places to Go Shopping in Luang Prabang

    Some of the best places to go shopping in Luang Prabang are located in the town center, where you can purchase authentic handicrafts, art, textiles and jewelry. Many of these items are handmade by Laos’ ethnic groups, whose handicraft skills continue to be practiced through the generations. There are plenty of fair trade shops where you get to contribute towards sustaining...

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