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Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon buses depart from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) every day. Contact Transport Co.Ltd at Tel: 0 2936 2852-66 or visit www.transport.co.th for more information

There is no direct train from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon. Visitors can take a train to Udon Thani and continue the journey by bus to Sakon Nakhon. Call 1690, 0 2223 7010-20 for more information.

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Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.

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Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.

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Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.

Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.

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Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.

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Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.

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Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.

shopping Ostokset

Sakon Nakhon province is one of ancient city of Thailand. This city is full of sacred atmosphere and interesting civilization.

            According to Sakon Nakhon Travel guide there various place to pay a visit around this province such as Phu Phan Mountain fossil site and ancient color 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 is one of the big province that divide into 18 district include Sakon Nakhon city district, Kusuman district, Gud Bak district, Ban Muang district, Song Dow district, Varichaphum district, Sawang Dandin district, Vanorn Nivas district, Argas Amnuai district, Panna Nikom district, Pang Kon district, Kam Ta kla district, Nikom Num Uun district, Tao Ngoi district, Kok Sri Suphan district, Charearnsilp district, Pon Na Keaw district and Phu Phan district.

            There are some interesting attraction that tourist might want to pay a visit.

            Wat Phra That Cherng Chum. This temple is the city’s temple of Sakon Nakhon local people and tourist often visit to pay a respect.

            Ancient village at Tha Rare. This village is back to date around 100 years ago its architecture was built in half French half Vietnam style.

            Phu Phan National Park. This national park has many interesting place to detour at once for example Phuphan royal palace that use as an accommodation for 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.

            Nong Han or Nong Han Lake. This place is the largest water source of north-east and the number 2 largest lake aside from number 1 known as Bung Boraphet.

            Salt mine village. This the largest production line of salt from mining in all around north-east.

            Lotus Park Chalerm Phra Kiat. There are large basin with a lot of lotus in front of this park and the long red bridge across the basin for visitor to make a detour and take a look at lotus around this place.

            Wat Tum Pha Den. There are a beautiful architecture build and carve from sand brick also this temple is a good view point to take a look of Sakon Nakhon’s city.

            Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate 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.

            Sakon Nakhon has a wealth of tourism resources and a lot of interesting activities, including a cultural center, boat around the city reservoir or dam, and the road trip to visit Phu Phan Palace.

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

            Aside from food there a lot of local merchandise to by as a savoir the recommended stuff would be Local handmade ware and Agricultural products.

            There are a lot of hotel and resort in Sakon Nakhon province to provide accommodation for tourist. However if tourist want a bit more nature close there are a lot of camp site with a tent rent service in national park HQ.

            The Bangkok-Sakon Nakhon Express Bus is one of the way to travel to Sakon Nakhon but this bus transport is a long road trip that will take about 10 Hr. to reach Sakon Nakhon so proceed with caution. For more information, please contact Transport Company Limited Tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th or you can book the ticket online at www.busticket.in.th and www.thaiticketmajor.com also you can buy ticket online at www.thairoute.com  

            There are a way to travel to Sakon Nakhon faster than bus it a plane. Nok Air and AirAsia airlines flying from Bangkok to Sakon Nakhon daily. It takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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.

The capital of the province, also called Sakon Nakhon, is a Buddhist town with five Buddhist stupas. Its history can be dated back three thousand years. More recently, Nongharn town, where present day Sakon Nakhon stands, was originally believed to have been built in 11th century when the Khmer ruled this region. After the fall of Angkor, the town was under the rule of Lan Xang, a Laotian Kingdom, and it was renamed “Muang Chiang Mai Nongharn”. When the town was finally brought under control of the Siamese it was renamed again: “Sakon Thavapi”. In 1830, during the reign of King Rama III, the town was finally renamed “Sakon Nakhon”.


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.

Although not a major center for tourism, Sakon Nakhon has a large selection of accommodation options for visitors on a variety of budgets, including camping at Phu Phan National Park.

Although one of the quieter tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon is enjoyed particularly because of its quiet and natural environment, one reason it is famed for its meditation retreats. Otherwise, Sakon Nakhon features mostly natural and cultural attractions, including beautiful temples, and silk and handicraft villages. The following are some of the most popular attractions in Sakon Nakhon:

As one of the less frequently visited tourist destinations in Thailand, Sakon Nakhon has limited activities for visitors to participate in other than visiting the natural and cultural attractions around the province.

Most restaurants on Sakon Nakhon serve a variety of cuisines, including Thai and international foods. Most guesthouse and resorts have restaurants that serve both. The following are some of the restaurants on Sakon Nakhon

As in most provincial capitals, Sakon Nakhon features a central market where locals can buy everything from groceries to household appliances and visitors can shop for clothing and other necessary supplies. In addition to the shopping venues listed below, there are often locally produced handicrafts available at central markets, the occasional night market, and from village workshops in smaller towns throughout the province.