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Wat Manophirom Located on the bank of the Mekong River, the ancient temple was built by artisans from Vientiane. The temple houses statues of eight Buddhas carved from black ivory and Phra-ong Saen, a sacred Buddha statue of Mukdahan.


Wat Ban Song Khon or Our Lady of the Martyrs of Thailand Shrine  The huge Roman Catholic Church in a modern architectural style is named the largest and most beautiful church in Southeast Asia. The church won the Architectural Design Award 1996 from the Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage.


Wat Phra Si Mahapho  The old Sim or Ubosot was built since 1916 in the folk northeastern style with beautifully carved wooden brackets supporting the roof. The murals inside feature the Vessantara Jataka and depict Prince Damrong Rajanubhab riding a cart when he made an inspection trip in Isan.


Local Products


Most local products are made in Amphoe Nong Sung and Khamcha-i where housewife groups weave excellent local textiles such as silk, tied and dyed Mudmee silk, Khit and Muk fabric, as well as produce basketry, broom, lacquer ware, etc.


Festivals


Mukdahan Red Cross Fair Held annually between 9–17 January in front of the city hall, the fair includes exhibitions, outlets of state departments.


Bun Duean Hok or Bun Bang Fai Festival  The celebration of the rocket festival is held annually on 10 / 12 May at Mu 1-3 of Amphoe Don Tan.


Boat Races The tradition has been handed down since ancient times. It is held annually, on the 13th / 15th days of the waxing moon of the 11th lunar month, in the Mekong River to mark the end of Buddhist Lent. There are 2 major categories; namely, speed racing for small, medium and large boats. All participating boats are dug to have a round hull and will compete on a 3-km. long distance on the Mekong River. Another category is the fantasy boat contest in which the racing boats will be decorated, particularly at the figureheads. Each year, numerous boats join the competition in both categories while people from Mukdahan and nearby provinces as well as Lao PDR. pack the venue. Boats from Savannakhet also join the races every year.

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