Ubolratana dam is the largest multi-purpose dam in the Northeast.
To get there, take Highway No. 2 (Khon Kaen-Udon Thani) for 26 kilometres,
turn left and drive for 24 kilometres. The dams is across the Phong
river at the pass connecting Phu Kao and Phu Phan mountains. The
view at the dam is magnificent. Tourists regularly frequent the
area to look at the lake and sample local delicacies, including
the famous grilled fish famous here.
Phu Wiang National Park
Phu Wiang National Park This national park always reminds tourists
about dinosaurs. Indeed, nobody had formerly ever though the Isan
plateau was once home of dinosaurs. Until 1976 when a uranium survey
team discovered a piece of fossil, which was examined by French
specialists and declared that it was a left knee bone of a dinosaur.
After that, serious execration has never ended until now.More...
Khun Siang Khaen Festival
Dok Khun Siang Khaen Festival is held during
April 13-15 every year at Bung Kaen Nakhon. The day starts with
merit making, followed by pouring holy water on Buddha images, local
dramatic arts, floral cart procession, northeastern food contest,
boat race in Bung Kaen Nakhon, and shops selling a variety of products.More...
and Phuk Sieo Festival
Silk and Phuk Sieo Festival is held annually on 29 November-10 December
at the front area of Khon Kaen town hall. The main events are the
display of the local silk and its contest and I-san making friend
tradition called Phuk Sieo. Pha Laeng, a wonderful I-san dinner
is also available.