Prataat Srikoon

View the scenery alongside Mekong River and pay respects to the Buddha’s relics at Poo Lanka, Amphur Baan Paeng, Nakornpanom Read more

The typical climate of the northeastern region of Thailand is usually windy and cool, dissimilar to the damp cold of the north, except for those provinces near the Thai-Laos border. These provinces are known for their mist in the winter, especially the lovely Nakorn Panom. Read more

Pratat Renoo-Nakorn is situated not far from Pratat Panom, in the district of Renoo-Nakorn and has been the center of faith and belief of locals since 1917. Visitors can pay respects and ask for good fortune and prosperity from the relics of Buddha and Buddhist saints. Afterwards, visitors are recommended to pay respects to Pra-Ong Saen, the most respected Buddha image of the Renoo-Nakorn people. Read more

Pratat Srikoon, the Tuesday guardian, is believed to grant you honor and charisma. The chedi of Pratat Srikoon is similar in shape to Pratat Panom only smaller and was built with the influence of Lanchang art. Relics of Pra Saributr, Pra Mokalana, and Pra sankajjayana are kept inside the chedi. Popular offerings are popped rice, traditional perfume, charred sticky rice, pink flowers, two candles, and eight incense sticks. The chant for Pratat Srikoon is ‘Ti Hung Ja Tou Ro Ti-nang’ and is considered to bring one affection. Read more

Pratat Srikoon, the Tuesday guardian, is believed to grant you honor and charisma. The chedi of Pratat Srikoon is similar in shape to Pratat Panom only smaller and was built with the influence of Lanchang art. Relics of Pra Saributr, Pra Mokalana, and Pra sankajjayana are kept inside the chedi. Popular offerings are popped rice, traditional perfume, charred sticky rice, pink flowers, two candles, and eight incense sticks. The chant for Pratat Srikoon is ‘Ti Hung Ja Tou Ro Ti-nang’ and is considered to bring one affection.

What to buy

The most outstanding snack and souvenir of the town is Thai traditional caramel (galamare). This famous recipe is made of sticky rice, coconut milk and sugar and is wrapped with banana leaf ironed with coal. The aromatic smell of burned banana leaf is unique and tempting. Recommended shops are Tooljai Caramel, Mooyor Dao Tong, Riantong Mooyor, and Mooyor Lert-Rot. Stop by at the Indochine market and shop for electrical and household appliances imported from Lao, Vietnam, and China. Paakpla district offers the best basketwork, Renoo Nakorn district for hand-woven textiles and Esan musical instruments, and Taa Utain District for pottery.