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          Located in the heart of Korat Plateau, Nongbua Lamphu is a recently formed Thai province known for its tantalizing beauty and prehistoric sites. This province was decentralized from Udon Thani province in 1993. Nongbua Lamphu has a 900 year old history according to the numerous archaeological evidences found here.

          The most interesting tourist destination in Nongbua Lamphu is the Phu Kao-Phu Phan Kham National Park. Situated near the lake at Ubonrat Dam at the foot of Phu Phan Mountain, this park offers remarkable scenic glory. This park is famous for its lofty mountains, splendid waterfalls, intriguing caves with prehistoric drawings and dense forests. Adventure lovers can enjoy trekking and camping in these jungles. The lake at Ubonrat Dam is a popular fishing zone.

          The massive Erawan cave is worth a visit. This cave houses a large image of Lord Buddha amidst lovely stalactite and stalagmite formations. Wat Tham Klong Phen, a tranquil forest monastery outside of town, is revered as the home of the famous meditation monk, Luang Phu Khao Analayo.

          Nongbua Lamphu is popular among historians. There are quite a number of prehistorical and archaeological sites located in this region. Prehistorical drawings discovered on a mountain at Phu Pha Archaeological site are thought to be 2000 to 3000 years old. Another archaeological site is located near the Nongbua Lamphu town where 140 million year old mollusk fossils have been excavated.

          The cultural richness of the people in this province is clearly illustrated through various fairs and festivals held annually. The most colorful among these is the Boon Bung Fai Festival or Rocket Festival held during June. Other popular events include Holy Erawan Cave Pilgrimage held in April and King Naresuan the Great Fair held during January. Various religious ceremonies and entertainment activities are organized during these fairs.

          Nongbua Lamphu is 508 kilometers away from Bangkok. The most suitable means of travel is by road. Daily bus services are available from Bangkok’s Mochit 2 Bus terminal. Tourists can even hire a car from Bangkok to Nongbua Lamphu. There are no direct trains or flights available to this province from the capital. Tourists can take a train or board a flight till Udon Thani and then carry on to Nongbua Lamphu by bus.


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