Vientiane is the capital of Laos and is located along the famous and mighty Mekong River. Vientiane is not a busy and bustling city, like Bangkok or Hanoi. It is the smallest capital in Southwast Asia and it feels more like walking around in a busy provincial town. But I love this city, and the Cosmopolitan vibe and atmosphere keep attracting me. Vientiane is a perfect city to include in your Laos itinerary and stay for one or two days. But what to do during your stay in Vientiane? In this article you will find the best things to do in Vientiane in Laos, in terms of art, culture, fashion and history, including tips for tours, hotels and restaurants.