Ma Te Sai

Luang Prabang

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Ma Te Sai

Ma Te Sai (which translates to "where is it from?") is famed for selling gifts, textiles, and homeware hand made by people from villages across Laos. Shopping at this modest shop means bringing back home a piece of Lao history and culture while supporting local artisans.


The World Heritage City of Luang Prabang is a haven for lovers of handicrafts, fabrics like silk and Laotian cotton, woodcarving, jewellery, and more. The Handicraft Night Market is the most popular place for shopping enthusiasts, but if hidden gems are what you are looking for, read on and find out some of the most interesting spots to shop for charming souvenirs and local products.