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The province of Udon Thani

General information about the province of Udon Thani

Province capital: Udon Thani
Name in Thai: อุดรธานี

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Province of region Northeastern Thailand (Isaan)

Udon Thani Province, in central Isan, the northeastern region of Thailand, is a dynamic destination that combines tradition and modernity. Renowned for its historical sites and its sea of pink lotuses (which are actually water lilies ;)), Udon Thani is one of the most scenic provinces of Isan.

History buffs can explore the fascinating remains of prehistoric civilization at Ban Chiang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where artifacts dating back thousands of years have been discovered. They can also go to Phu Phra Bat Historical Park. Otherwise, the most famous temple in the area is Wat Pa Phu Kon on its hill.

Udon Thani is also a paradise for nature lovers. With Nong Han Lake therefore, and its lotuses in bloom which covers a whole part of the rose water from December to March, and its tranquil landscapes like cuex of Phu Foi Lom park, and rural, is an ideal place to relax and recharge your batteries. The great Udon Thani Candle Festival and its variations in smaller towns is the most important event of the year in Udon Thani.

The Isan cuisine of Udon Thani is renowned for its bold flavors and unique dishes. Lively street markets offer a variety of local specialties, including khao niew (sticky rice), som tam (spicy green papaya salad), and pla duk phat phet (fried catfish in curry). Visitors can also experience famous Thai street foods at the large night market in town near the train station.

As a regional economic center, Udon Thani offers a range of modern facilities, including shopping malls, quality hotels and entertainment venues. The city is a starting point for exploring other destinations in Isan, thanks to its excellent transport network.

Destinations to visit in Udon Thani

Udon Thani

Udon Thani is the largest town in Isan (region of the Northeast of Thailand). This is a very big city. Its first tourist attraction is certainly the archaeological site of Ban Chiang, which dates from the Bronze Age and is classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and the orchid garden. Former U.S. base during Vietnam War, the city has a large expatriate community and many of its inhabitants speak English. Udon Thani can also be a step to the border with Lao a few miles away. By land or via flight...


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