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Sakon Nakhon

Highlights
  • Phu Phan National Park
  • Wat Phra That Cherng Chum
  • Nong Han Lake
  • Wat Tum Pha Den
  • Wax Palace Parade; usually day before the end of Buddhist Lent Day

Sakon nakhon is in the upper northeast of Thailand’s Isan region. It lies within the Phu Phan mountain range and features many forested Temple retreats for Buddhist meditation, where a number of famous monks reside. This national park has many interesting places to detour at once, for example, Phuphan royal Palace that uses as an Accommodation for the royal family in case they pay a visit at north-east side of the country, Kam Hom waterfall, Gang Kra Arm Waterfall, Nang Mern Clift and Forest’s flower plain.

Having a long, culturally diverse History, Sakon Nakhon features a unique mixture of ancient traditions. In addition to Historical sites and temples that reflect this, there are a number of traditional festivals that visitors may also enjoy, including the wax castle and illuminated Boat festival. Local products from Sakon Nakhon feature handicrafts, including earthenware, cotton clothes, silk products, and hand-woven Khit clothes with natural bark dye.

There a various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient colour paint at historical site Varichaphum district. Aside from history and tradition, this province has a beautiful nature surround by forests, mountains and rivers.

Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate the day before the end of Buddhist Lent Day. The parade will come with palace that made of bee’s wax to offering this palace to Phra That Cherng Chum.

Food in Sakon Nakhon offers a wide choice from normal dish to local dish that you can find these food stalls all around the market or at the city’s centre.

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