Night markets or night bazaars are street markets which operate at night and are generally dedicated to more leisurely strolling, shopping, and eating than more businesslike day markets. They are typically open-air markets.
Pakse or Pakxe (French Paksé; Laotian ປາກເຊ [pȁːk séː] "Mouth of the river Se"; Thai: ปากเซ) is the capital and most populous city in the southern province of Champasak, making it the third most populous city in Laos. It has a population of about 87,000, situated at the confluence of the Xe Don and Mekong Rivers. It also served as the capital of the Kingdom of Champasak until it was unified with the rest of Laos in 1946.