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Nakhon Phanom Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Nakhon Phanom Province is a beautiful province in the upper north east, located 740 kilometers from Bangkok and is situated on the bank of the Mae Khong River. The seldom visited Nakhon Phanom Province is surrounded by mountainous terrain, has a beautiful riverside location and extraordinary view of the mountains across the river.

          Best known for its panoramic view of the Mekong River and the rugged mountains of Laos, it also has a religious heritage centering on the province's Phra That Phanom, the most sacred religious structure in the Northeast. It contains a relic of the Buddha, considered to be His collarbone. The decorative top of the Phra That Phanom is made of gold. Another significant tourist destination is the Phra That Renu, housing the gold images of Lord Buddha. It is considered to be a smaller replica of Phra That Phanom. The district is home to many Phu Thai people, an indigenous group that excels in the traditional craft of weaving silk and cotton. A large handicraft market is held every Saturday near Phra That Renu Nakhon temple. Other prominent temples include the Phra That Ta-Uthain, with its pagoda containing shrines of several Buddhist saints brought from Burma; Phra That Sri Khoon, bearing close resemblance to Phra That Phanom; and Wat Sila Mongkol, with a museum that holds holy relics.

          The Phu Langka National Park, located in the Langka Mountain Range, and comprises of two waterfalls – a small 4-tiered waterfall known as Namtok Tat Kham and the Namtok Tat Pho, which is equally beautiful. This is the point where the rivers originating from Phu Langka mountain join together to give rise to the Huai Kham river, which further cascades through 4 steps of the fall before continuing on its way to the Mae Khong river. Riverside Promenade, strategically located alongside the Mae Khong River gives a good view especially during sunrise and sunset. Camping, trekking and bird watching facilities are available in these parks. Biking tours through the city’s tourist destinations are a common feature in this place.

          The famous Illuminated Boat Procession is held annually in October or November wherein the boats are decorated with colored lights. This spectacular sight marks the event, which represents the traditional Loi Krathong ceremony of the northeast people, in which boat races are held between Thai and Laos teams in order to promote harmony and good cross-border relations.

          This place is well connected with all neighboring provinces. Everyday non-air conditioned and air-conditioned bus services are available from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal) to Nakhon Phanom. Many direct flights are also available from Bangkok.


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