Boten - LAOS
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Welcome to Beautiful Boten…
And the top source for information on Laos’
growing Specific Economic Zone
Boten is blossoming fast at the border between Northern Laos and China, and
this site is growing with it. You’ll find updated information on this
born-again destination aiming to be a tourism and commercial hub along the
high-speed China-Laos railway.
about Boten’s hotels and restaurants, check out the mini-city’s attractions and
those nearby, and learn about its history and people…it’s all right here.
in Boten: Boten
currently hosts a few large budget hotels, though more high-end accommodation
is on the rise in the Central Business District (CBD). To find a Boten hotel, click here.
dishes dominate Boten’s menus, due to the large Chinese population, though
you’ll find pockets of Lao, Thai, and Vietnamese food. To get a taste of
Boten’s eateries, click here.
out the three-story Boten Duty-Free Mall, enjoy a fun night out at the Boten
Eccelente Cabaret, or immerse yourself in nature and culture starting 55 km
south of Boten in Luang Namtha Town. To discover Boten’s attractions, click here.
of Boten: Boten was
born in 2003, and suffered through a troubled childhood. Now, it is “finding
itself”, and looks set to mature as a major Southeast Asia commercial hub. To
read Boten’s story, click here.
of Boten: Over the centuries, Boten served as a
passageway for ethnic groups migrating from China into north-eastern Laos.
Today, some 20 diverse ethnic groups live in the area, and you can experience
their culture. To learn about the People of Boten, click here.