The memorial monument, Patouxay, was built in 1957 and is perhaps the most prominent landmark in the city. It is situated on Lanexang Avenue. Though inspired by the arc de Triomphe in Paris, the design further incorporates quintessential Lao motifs including “Kinnaly”, a mythical bird woman. Energetic visitors can climb to the top of the monument, which reveals an excellent panoramic view of the city.

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