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Home Page Site Map. site map for www.Thailand-Delights.com Nong Khai Province, Page 3, Places to see, Prap Ho Monument, Thai Loa Friendship Bridge, Tha Sadet markets. Nong Khai Province, Page 5, Places to visit, Wat Pho Chai Temple, Phra Chao Ong Tu.

Tobacco making Village  The villagers grow tobacco plantations along the area parallel to the Mekong River.

 

Freshwater Fishery Village  The villagers here have freshwater fishery as a profession. Freshwater species of fish raised in their farms are Pla Taphian, Pla Nai, Pla Nuan Chan, Pla Yisok Thet, Pla Klet Ngoen, Pla Hua To, Pla Duk Thet, etc.

 

Krayo Pastry making Village  Here, bamboo trays are seen with Krayo pastry being sun-dried along the roadsides. Krayo pastry is used for Vietnamese food such as Popia ( spring rolls ) and Naem Nueang ( wrap of pork and vegetables with spicy sauce ).

 

Phra Sutham Chedi, Wat Aranyabanphot  Relics of the Lord Buddha are enshrined in this Chedi which also serves as a museum. The Chedi was constructed by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand as a tribute to Luangpu Rian Woralapho.

 

Wat Hin Mak Peng  The temple compound is spacious, clean and shady with various species of plants amidst tranquility. Inside the temple, there is a statue of Luangpu Thet on display with the eight requisites and his biography.

 

Namtok Than Thong  This waterfall has its stream flowing along the rocky ground. Tiers of small cascades line below for a distance of around 30 m before merging with the Mekong River.

 

Namtok Than Thip  is a high and beautiful waterfall amidst a lush forest. It has three tiers.

 

Nong Khai Horticultural Research Centre  There are furrows of local vegetables, such as Krachiao, Phakkat Ya, Som Mong, Phak Wan Pa, etc. Besides, local herbs and more than 100 species of fragrant flowers are gathered here. During the cool season, colourful temperate flowers will be grown as well.

 

Wat Sawang Arom or Wat Tham Si Thon  It is shady with trees and a small stream flows through it. The Ubosot ( ordination hall ) stands on a giant boulder. Down below, a reclining Buddha image is housed for the people to pay homage to.

 

Phu Thok means an isolated mountain in Isan dialect. It consists of two hills: Phu Thok Yai and Phu Thok Noi. Previously, this area was dense woods with many wild animals. Because of its tranquility, Phra Achan Chuan Kunlachettho, a meditation master, initially established a meditation place here for Buddhists to practise the Buddha’s teachings.

 

 

Nong Khai Province, Places of Interest to see, Wat Sawang Arom, Tobbaco Making Village.