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Mukdahan Province:

          Mukdahan Province is located on the bank of the Mae Khong River opposite Suwannakhet in Laos, 642 kilometers from Bangkok. It is a quiet province bordering the mighty Mekong River. Home to an interesting mixture of cultures from various tribes since ancient times, this rural area of the northeast is a land of fantastic natural rock formations, beautiful sceneries and has an interesting mix of cultures and traditions. Mukdahan is well known for producing good quality Mudmee silk and pillows and sweet tamarind fruit. The town also hosts the Indochine Market, a bustling weekend market selling a whole range of items from Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.

          Wat Si Mongkhon Tai located on the bank of the Mekong River is the temple where Mukdahan's ancient and most revered image of Buddha, the Phra Chao Ong Luang, is enshrined. Amphur Wan Yai is home to Wat Ban Song Khon Church, one of the largest and most beautiful Catholic churches in Asia. Luang Pho Yai a Buddha image sitting in the gesture of giving the First Sermon, is placed on a rock plateau within the precincts of Wat Phuttho Thammatharo. More...

Mukdahan Demographic Data :

Capital: Mukdahan town
Area: 4,339.8 km²
Ranked 52nd
Inhabitants: 310,718 (2000)
Ranked 65th
Pop. density: 72 inh./km²
Ranked 61st
ISO 3166-2: TH-49
Governor: Pranit Bunmi
(since October 2007)

 

 

Mukdahan Tourist Attractions:

  • Indochina Market
  • Chaomae Song Nang Phi Nong Shrine
  • Wat Si Mongkhon Tai
  • Si Bun Rueang Temple
  • Wang Duean Ha Waterfall
  • Phu Pha Thoep National Park
  • Hin Thoep Rocks
  • Stone Age Shells
  • Lan Mutchalin
  • Pha Manoa Cliffs
  • Phu Tham Phra Cave
  • Namtok Wang Duean ha
  • Pha Makluea Cliff
  • Flower Field on Phut Wat
  • Bronze Kettledrum
  • The Princess Mother Park - Woraphat BAse
  • Phu Mu Forest Park
  • Phu Pha Hom
  • Tat Ton Waterfall
  • Phra Si Mahapho Temple
 
 
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