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Nakhon Ratchasima

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Udon Thani

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68,173,18

Nong Khai

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114,342,10

Khon Kaen

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92,260,15

Ubon Ratchathani

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53,189,14

Loei

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43,153,17

Nakhon Phanom

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21,83,0

Maha Sarakham

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25,90,0

Pak Chong

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9,25,7

Kalasin

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18,47,1

Surin

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18,64,0

Roi Et

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11,41,2

Phimai

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34,253,0

Phu Kradung

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28,44,0

Nang Rong

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30,152,0

Amphoe Ban Dung

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6,21,0

Kantharalak

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6,21,0

Sakon Nakhon

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7,11,4

Nong Bua Lamphu

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2,11,0

Buriram

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9,40,1

Rattanaburi

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3,3,0

So Phisai

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2,11,0

Amphoe Sawang Daen Din

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2,7,0

Pak Khat

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10,44,0

Mukdahan

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3,30,4

Chaiyaphum

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1,16,0

Yasothon

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1,34,1

Kuchinarai

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1,2,0

Dan Sai

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2,37,0

Chiang Khan

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4,32,0

Amnat Charoen

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1,5,0

Ban Chiang

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10,27,0

Phu Khieo

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0,2,0

Kaset Wisai

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2,3,0

Nakhon Ratchasima

  • Bung Ta Lau Park

    Nakhon Ratchasima Things to Do

    Bung Ta lau Park, or water park as there's a big lake in central of the park. I've been there often. This place is very famous in Korat, locals come for relaxation and exercise; jogging biking etc. The park located in front of military camp, organized and maintained by military. The area belong to military and since many years back the area...

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  • Kirimaya

    Nakhon Ratchasima Hotels

    The name 'Kirimaya' means 'illusion of mountain' which suitably describes the refreshing character...

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  • Korat Zoo

    Nakhon Ratchasima Things to Do

    I'm not actually a fan of zoo but I admit I always have a good time visiting Korat Zoo. This is a great place to spend the day with family & kids. Korat Zoo or Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo located about 20 km south of Korat city. It is one of the major zoo in Thailand and one of the most modern in Asia!!! The zoo has an area of 545 rai (218 acres). Most...

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Udon Thani

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  • Driving from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

    Udon Thani Things to Do

    The drive from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen is only around 135 kilometers and we have been through here before but there were a couple of things I wanted to see so we decided to stay the night. We have a Toyota Hilux 4x4 for the next 8 days of exploring. We are staying in the Khon Kaen Orchid hotel, nice rooms and all for the cost of 700baht a night...

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  • TaNiTa Resort

    Udon Thani Hotels

    113 BannNongHauwMue, Nadee, Muang, Udon Thani, 41000, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Udon Thani - Night Markets

    Udon Thani Shopping

    Udon Thani has many different markets but the biggest and busiest are the night markets near the train station, they are a full on locals markets so most of the clothes, shoes etc are small sizes. The food section here is amazing and everything is very cheap, so we spent most of our time here eating and trying some very different types of food. The...

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Nong Khai

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  • Great place for the sunset.

    Nong Khai Off The Beaten Path

    We used the scooter to get out here, but of course a tuktuk would take you (for a price). Going west past the Friendship bridge along the Highway 211, you'll come eventually after a km or two to the Royal Jomanee hotel on your right.Turn into the carpark and go down to the end. Follow the dirt track past the small lake on your right to the rivers...

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  • Nong Khai Resort

    Nong Khai Hotels

    202 Moo 4 Tambol Meechai, A.Muang, Nongkhaii Province, Nong Khai, 43000, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Sala Jao Phu Ya Chinese temple.

    Nong Khai Things to Do

    There isn't a great deal to see in this Mahayana Chinese temple, but its extreme cleanliness. It really is surprising to walk into the grounds of the temple and note that there is not a paper lying around, the paint on the icones and buildings is perfect. Unfortunately, although there was a car parked in the courtyard, there was no-one around to...

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Khon Kaen

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Ubon Ratchathani

  • Wat Nong Pah Pong

    Ubon Ratchathani Things to Do

    The founding abbot of this wonderful meditation centre is none other than the renowned Ajahn Chah, whose Dhamma teachings spread far and wide in many parts of the world. One of the most popular books by Ajahn Chah is "Still Forest Pool", in which the venerable, through hs wisdom and clear mind, elucidates the Buddhist teachings with great clarity...

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  • Tohsang Khongjiam Resort and Spa

    Ubon Ratchathani Hotels

    68 Mu 7 Baan Huay-Mak-Tay, Khongjiam District, Ubon Ratchathani, 34220, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Ban Pa Aw village

    Ubon Ratchathani Things to Do

    The old village where located for more 200 years. This village ‘s famous in traditional brass casting and Mud-mee silk weaving. Inside the village, they have a museum located in temple where tells about the brass casting history in this village. In the entrance of the village, there 's small shop sell brass and silk made by villager.

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Loei

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  • PHUKRADUNG

    Loei Things to Do

    Take a hike up Phukhradung 1,316 metres in the park of the same name. Start the trail at the park office, no need to carry supplies as there are several rest areas on the climb where you can buy refreshments. Once you reach the top, 3 hours perhaps, there are places to eat and you can hire a tent from the rangers. The top iis a plateau but it's...

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  • Palace

    Loei Hotels

    Stayed for two Nights excellent accommodation for just 1,000 bahts a Night. Staff were very friendly...

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  • Sirinthorn Art Centre, Wangsapung

    Loei Things to Do

    Located in Srisongkram Witthaya School,this Art Centre aims to be the Centre for Art students in countryside and to support the art knowledge for students.The Art Centre have 4 main buildings : 1)Museum - exhibits history and art productions of all students who won Art reward both nation and international prize. 2)Temporary Exhibition building - a...

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Nakhon Phanom

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  • Dinosaur Footprints Tha Uthen

    Nakhon Phanom Things to Do

    Now it is time for us to leave Nakhon Phanom and drive to Nong Khai which is another 350 kilometers away, but there will be a stop along the way as we have heard there is a place with Dinosaur Footprints, hope we can find it!!Well we were about 20 kilometers outside Nakhon Phanom, the Dinosaur Footprints place is on the map, so we should be there...

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  • Ho Chi Minh's House

    Nakhon Phanom Things to Do

    On the outskirts of Nakhon Phanom is a little place called Ban Na Chok, it took us quite awhile to find it and we were just about to give up when Gary decided to try a small turnoff on the left, well there it was!  Here you will find the safe house that Ho Chi Minh lived in for several years from 1923. The house & small museum is run by the grand...

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  • Wat Phra That Phanom

    Nakhon Phanom Things to Do

    This beautiful Temple is about 80 kilometers south of Nakhon Phanom, it is said that every Buddhist should visit here at least once in their lifetime. The Chedi is the main reason as it contains the chest bone of the Lord Buddha. So this makes Wat Phra That Phanom one of the most sacred Temples in Thailand and every year there is a weeklong...

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Maha Sarakham

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  • Sermthai plaza

    Maha Sarakham Shopping

    Only one department store in town where you can find all stuffs. There're a plaza zone located some restaurants and bookshops like KFC,The Pizza,Swensens,.. behide 's Lotus supermarket. On the top floor located a cinema offers an up to date films.

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  • High class Thai restaurant

    Maha Sarakham Restaurants

    This is probably the consistently best Thai restaurant in Maha Sarakham. It serves a wide range of Thai food, include traditional dishes from both central region and Isaan. The furnishings, ambience and decor are above average for this city and service is good. It is located near the city centre but has a large car park. Penang Gai (spicey...

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  • Thai steakhouse

    Maha Sarakham Restaurants

    This is the best Thai-style steakhouse in the city. It is a more up-market establishment than the more student-oriented places like Boom Steak. The menu contains exotic menu items like Ostrich steak as well as the stable items. There is a good range of alcoholic drinks. If you like your french fries be sure to order an extra side dish, as the basic...

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Pak Chong

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  • Lamb Doner Kebabs

    Pak Chong Restaurants

    This place had a great menu with all Thai and Western food. We had a lamb kebab and Pizza which was very good. Its setting was very nice, lots of trees, plants etc. They also had Bungalows to rent from 500b per night. Pizza and Kebabs. The large Pizza was big!

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  • Juldis Khao Yai Resort & Spa

    Pak Chong Hotels

    54 Moo 4, Thanarat Road, (Km.17) T.Moosri, Pak Chong, 30130, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Cycling and wine tasting in Khao Yai...

    Pak Chong Things to Do

    Khao Yai host some of the best vineyards in South East Asia. This make for an interesting trip and an unusual panorama in this part of the world.PB Valley and GranMonte vineyards are two of the most popular wineries in Khao Yai. There you can follow the wine trails, Cycle threw the hills and grapes, and finish your trip with a wine tour at PB...

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Kalasin

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  • Sirindhorn Museum

    Kalasin Things to Do

    Located in Phu Khum Kao Mountain area where found some dinosaur fossils. It's the 2nd dinosaur museum in Thailand. Sirindhorn Museum separated to 3 main parts - Dinosaur fossil Site Museum, Fossil Storage and Research, and Museum building. The permanent museum includes exhibition area ,research area and museum services.The Exhibition separated to 8...

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  • Rimpao Hotel

    Kalasin Hotels

    71/2 Kudyangsamakkee Road, Amphur Muang, Kalasin, 46000, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Airplane

    Kalasin Transportation

    No direct flight to Kalasin, Thai Airway offer a flight from Bangkok to Khon Kaen first and catch a bus to Kalasin. For details, call Tel. 1566 or 0 2280 0060, 0 2628 2000 and www.thaiairways.com. PB Air also operates daily flights from Bangkok to Roi Et, except on Tuesdays and Sundays. Then, continue by bus to Kalasin. For details, call Tel. 0...

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Surin

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  • FIND THE ELEPHANTS

    Surin Things to Do

    If you hang around town, particularly near the market you should be lucky enough to see som elephants passing by.

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  • KHAO PRA VIHARN (PREAH VIHEAR TEMPLE)

    Surin Things to Do

    Assuming there is no border dispute and the ruins are open you can catch a bus from the terminal t take you to Kantharalak and then transfer to a sawngteaw which will take you to the ruins. There is a 200 baht entrance fee for foreigners but it is well worth the money as the views over the plains is fantastic as the ruins are n top of a cliff. The...

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  • ELEPHANT VILLAGE, TA KLANG

    Surin Things to Do

    While staying at Surin why not visit Ta Klang, an elephant village nearly 60 kms away. Take the bus to Roi Et and get off at km 58, travel time 2hrs, bus leaves every hour from Surin bus station.You will be able to observe the elephants and ride them for a small fee. There are elephant shows, elephant bathing, and even an elephant museum as well as...

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Roi Et

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  • Relax and enjoy the moment

    Roi Et Restaurants

    Really pleasant place to eat with garden, terrace and covered areas. Tables are well spaced out in every section providing privacy. Few tv screens plus a big 100 plus plus screen for sports, video etc. It opened at the beginning of June '12 opposite the army base/golf course (about 2 mins from Tesco Makro etc) towards the end of my contract in Roi...

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  • Roi Et City Hotel

    Roi Et Hotels

    78 Plenjit Rd Tambol Naimuang, Amphur Muang, Roi Et, 45000, Thailand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Good Thai and western food

    Roi Et Restaurants

    Fine and friendly restaurant. It serve local and german food. Good bier. A/c and open air restaurant (in open air you may smoke!!!!). The owner is a very friendly bavarian man. Dinner is about 600THB for two people drinking 2 or 3 bottle of bier and eating shrimp soup and german speciality. Highly recommended.Open from 4.00 p.m. Schnizel, sausage

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Phimai

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  • Victory Gate

    Phimai Things to Do

    The city wall was built by mounding dirt into ramparts. Arched gateways made of laterite are found to the south, west and north. The southern gate, Pratu Chai or Victory Gate is the best example and it faces towards Angkor. An ancient road can still be traced leading out from this gate and served as a major route from Angkor to Phimai.

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  • Phimai National Museum

    Phimai Things to Do

    On the banks of the Mun River, the picturesque Phimai National Museum is home to numerous artefacts excavated from the nearby Prasat and other geological sites in the Northeast. Among the many Buddhist statues you'd expect, an extensive collection of ancient Khmer jewellery and ornamentation has survived and is displayed here. A brief English...

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  • Meru Bhramathat

    Phimai Things to Do

    This brick chedi stands on high mound in the centre of the town. It probably got its name from a folk tale called "Nang Orapim and Thao Pajit" which referred to it as a place for the cremation of King Bhramathat. It is believed to date from the late Ayutthaya period (18th century).

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Phu Kradung

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  • Pha Nok Khao Village

    Phu Kradung Off The Beaten Path

    Pha Nok Khao is on the main road between Khon Kaen and Loei. It is where the buses stop for Phu Kradung. Park Headquarters is about 5 km from this village on a paved road. The mountain in this picture is not Phu Kradung, but a small spectacular mountain next to the village.

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  • The Best Lemonade

    Phu Kradung Things to Do

    A lady at the Sum Haek reststop had the best lemonade ever. She was in the group of shelters on the right hand side about in the middle. Two lemonades and a small bottle of water were 20 baht. Her secret was the hand-driven ice crushing machine. You can decide whether you want salt in the sweet lemonade or not. I had some since it was hot and I was...

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  • Phu Kradung National Park Headquarters

    Phu Kradung Things to Do

    The lower Visitors' Center is the park headquarters. You need to register here. We had made our reservations and prepaid (2000 baht) for the mountaintop bungalow at the Forest Service office in Bangkok. They will store suitcases for you for free, so only take up what you need to the top of the mountain. Not many people were storing suitcases; at...

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Nang Rong

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    Nang Rong Transportation

    Nang rong pourrait etre une bonne base de depart pour les temples khmers des environsPas de problemes si vous avez une voiture de location ou une moto hotel du parc est moderne confortable et le personnel souriant meme si le restaurant ne fonctionne pas a midi ce qui est genant cr il est assez excentrePar contre si vous voyagez par bus EVITEZ cette...

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  • Baray Muang Tam Reservoir

    Nang Rong Things to Do

    There is a large reservoir located just to the north of Prasat Muang Tam. It measures 510m by 1090m and is 3m deep. It represents the ocean surrounding Mount Meru, home of the Hindu gods.

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  • Muang Tam Tourist Information Centre

    Nang Rong Things to Do

    Just over the road from the entrance to Prasat Muang Tam is this information centre which also doubles up as a small museum with some wonderfully carved lintels found at the site plus a model of how Muang Tam would have looked like in its heyday.

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