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Ubon Ratchathani Province - Thailand Tourist Attractions :

          Located in the northeastern part of Thailand, Ubon Ratchathani Province is an ancient and wonderful province known for its historical temples as well as the splendid beauty of nature. As a tourist destination, this province has long been unexplored. Ubon Ratchathani is a famous Buddhist pilgrimage center. It is a nature’s paradise with long mountain ranges bordering the province. Some of the major rivers of Thailand namely Chee River, Moon River, Lum Saybok River, Lum Domeyai River and Lum Domenoi River flow through the region.

          For tourists who are interested in excitement, there are different forms of adventure activities in Ubon Ratchathani. Trekking and camping in the jungles are the most featured ones. There are around 50 national preserved forests, 3 national parks, 2 botanical gardens, 1 wild life preservation area and 1 botanical park. Prominent ones include the Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park, Kaeng Tana National Park and Pha Taem National Park. These parks are known for their lofty mountains, dense forests, interesting wildlife and dark caves filled with prehistoric drawings. Flowing from these mountains are some of the most beautiful waterfalls of Thailand like the impressive Bak Tew Yai waterfall. Other forms of activities include rafting, canoeing, swimming, boating and fishing that are available at the Sirindhorn Dam that has been built of Mun River

          Maenom Song Si or Mun river alluvium is an enthralling place to visit. Here, the brown Mekong River meets the blue Mun River meet and presents a memorable display. Tourists can hire a boat and go for a sightseeing trip from Khong Chiam district or travel on the Pak Mun Dam built on these rivers.

          Other interesting features include ancient historical and archaeological sites and religious Buddhist caves. The Ban Pa Ao and Ban Tha Khong Lek villages are known for their exquisite handicrafts such as bronze ware, silk handlooms and clay pottery. Ubon Ratchathani province has numerous ancient Buddhist temples and shrines known for their sacred images of Lord Buddha, impressive architecture, grand pagodas, intricate mural, notable sculptures, and beautiful wood carvings on the doors. Apart from these, this region offers tourists with quite a number of attractive places to visit.

          People of Ubon Ratchathani highly respect their religion, culture and tradition.  Agriculture and rearing livestock are the major occupations in this area. The region is known for its indigenous cuisine, handicrafts, such as silk and cotton products, basketry, and bronze ware, and traditional events such as the Annual Candle festival held in July. This festival is immensely colorful and highly popular among locals and tourists. Another important festival of Ubon Ratchathani is the Kaeng Sa Peu Songkarn Festival held in April. Traditional Boat racing and folk entertainment are organized to mark the event.

          Ubon Ratchathani Province has an international airport and is connected by highways and railroads. Thai Airways operates various flights from Bangkok to Ubon Ratchathani. Alternatively, tourists can either hire a car or board a direct train from Bangkok. Also numerous daily bus services are available from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal for the convenience of visitors. Traveling on a city bus or a Sam lor is the most convenient, economical means to go around the entire city. Cars are also available on rental basis.

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