The Monument of Krommaluang Prachaksinlapakhom - As the founder of Udon town in 1893,
Major General Prince Prachaksinlapakhom set out the civil administration order and
served important official duties for the public benefits. The Monument symbolizes
the highest tribute paid to the prince by the people of Udon Thani.
Nong Prachaksinlapakhom Public Park - On an island in the pond, a small garden is
filled with decorative and flowering plants, and there is a bridge linking the island
with the mainland. Within the park, there is a fountain, a clock tower, and a playground.
Wat Phothisomphon - It was built in the late reign of King Rama V. Inside, there
is also a museum of revered monks famous for meditation.
Udon Thani Museum - It displays background aspects of Udon Thani, ranging from history,
archaeology, natural science, geology, folk history, arts and culture, to the biography
and honourable deeds of Krommaluang Prachaksinlapakhom, the founder of Udon Thani
Wat Matchimawat Within its Wihan building, there is a white stone Buddha image
under Naga (serpent) protection, or commonly known as “Luangpho Nak,” which has been
highly respected by the people of Udon Thani.
Chaopu – Chaoya Chinese Spirit Shrine - This large and beautiful Chinese spirit shrine
is located near Nong Bua Market. Two Chinese pavilions stand in the pond, serving
as a view point in pleasant and shady surroundings. The golden dragon of 99 m long,
to be used during the Thung Si Mueang annual fair in December, is also kept here.
Udon Sunshine Orchid Farm - It is a nursery of Udon Sunshine, a new fragrant Thai
orchid species from cross-breeding Vanda with Josephine Van Berrow. The flower was
registered as “Udon Sunshine Orchid” or “Miss Udon Sunshine” for a copyright with
the World Orchid Society in the United Kingdom in 1988.
Wat Pa Ban Tat - Inside its compound, wild animals are in abundance: pheasant, red
jungle fowl, birds, squirrel, tree shrew, common wild pig etc. The temple is also
a residence of Phra Achan Maha Bua Yannasampanno, the revered Buddhist master of
meditation and a follower of Phra Achan Man Phurithatto, the late master.
Wat Thipphayaratnimit - It is another forest temple in the area of Amphoe Muang
and has a pleasant shady atmosphere. There is a large pagoda which contains Lord
Buddha’s relics. The pagoda is shaped like “Thanan,” a utensil used in ancient times
to scoop Lord Buddha’s relics.
Ban Na Kha - Located 16 km from town along the Udon Thani – Nong Khai route (Highway
No. 2), opposite the Na Kha Community School.
Huai Luang Reservoir - It is a large reservoir covering an area of about 20,000
rai, for agriculture, fishery, and waterworks under the responsibility of the Royal
Irrigation Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operatives.