Things to do in Nong Khai

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Things to Do in Nong Khai

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  • Lost In Asia
    Singapore, Singapore3,491 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    our first stop after crossing over from Laos.

    from outside the temple look normal, busy with worshippers, etc.

    but inside, the interior walls are covered with beautiful murals, one have to spend some time admiring all of them.
    Written 13 March 2020
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  • Jeffrey D. E
    Leeuwarden, The Netherlands29 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice place, not that many visitors.
    Beautiful statues, the only thing missing are the translations at every statue.
    At the entrance of the park there are some small shops where you can buy some snacks, drinks and even some souvenirs.
    Written 2 August 2023
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  • Raintree_Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand4,206 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    As a bridge, this is nothing special. It's significance is as the first bridge spanning the Mekong between Thailand and Laos, completed in the 1990s with funds from Australia. Other than that, it's important for local commerce and people who want to take on the bureaucratic hurdles of overland border crossing.
    Written 29 May 2022
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  • Michael Charles W
    Tao Ngoi, Thailand25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    While taking a time out in Nong Khai, we look for out of the way places to explore. To our luck trip adviser pointed us to the right place. Easy to find using google maps, short drive from the river walk. Arriving from the dirt road you see the naturally enhanced landscape, empeckable views of a natural pond. Shaded areas with cosey sitting areas. Lek the Host, 0wner and distiller greeted us with a smile. First offering was a great cup of freashly ground bean coffee. Next came the famous Issan Rum, we were not disappointed. With the friendly company of another guest from France (living in Thailand 21 years) the mid-morning was a treat. Highly Recommend a visit on your trip to Nong Khai.
    Written 13 February 2021
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  • Wsea3h
    Asia4,315 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I saw the signages of 3 markets there and this market has very large signage. Along the river is a very neat, large, beautiful and long walking area. Same like every regular market for tourists to visit and buy something they need. There are some large restaurants near the market on the riverside. It rained when we went there. I can’t tell which market is which as they are in one place and the night market is there too, so I just post all photos of that area.
    Written 16 July 2023
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  • Nongkhai Jose
    Nong Khai, Thailand343 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Situated next to Khon Kaen University, about 9 to 10 km away from the Nongkhai City Center, so transport is needed. Nice building and well maintained on 3 levels, this Aquarium is worth a visit to spend 1.5 - 2 hours withwithout kids. Double pricing for Foreigners, if have Thai partner let her/him pay or show Thai driving licence if 100 baht entrance fee seems to much. Inside, many Mekong fish but also Sea species to see in clean Aquarium. Sometimes divers are feeding the Fish or cleaning the glass is an attraction interesting as well. Only negative point "IN MY OPINION"..at the exit you can see some turtles in way to small tubs...but i understand that there is no easy solution if they want to show these wonderful animals. Also at the exit you can buy some drinks and souvenirs. So yes, i can recommend this place for a few hours out if you are interested Aqua life. Greetings to you all.
    Written 26 January 2020
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  • Instantcalmer
    Yasothon, Thailand1,028 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This attraction is riverside opposite the Chinese Buddhist temple which is an attraction in itself. Some of the reviews and photos are of the quirky sculpture park Sala Keoku (Wat Keok) which is about 4 or 5km from Nong Khai central. Don't be confused
    In fact there are some good and correct views of the double naga statues and if you are in Nong Kha,i it's definitely worth a visit. It's better at night in my opinion because of the coloured lighting.
    Oh and there is a guy selling superb coconut ice cream among the roadside food stalls
    Written 12 June 2020
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  • 563RyanH94
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nong Khai Muay Thai Gym gives visitors an authentic Muay Thai experience away from the hustle and bustle of the noisy bigger cities such as Phuket and Bangkok. If you are looking to get away from the major tourist areas while still enjoying top level Muay Thai training, this is the perfect gym for you. It offers great training for all levels from beginner to advanced competitors, for those looking to fight Muay Thai or simply get into shape. It is in a prime location, with quality restaurants all around and a very short ride to both the Maekong River and the Asawan Shopping centers. Book your stay today and enjoy a real Muay Thai experience.
    Written 29 December 2018
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  • 😊Aii Burstein 🍀🌸
    Vienna, Austria3,009 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Phra That Bang Phuan located in the
    Buddhist temple "Phra That Bang Phuan" in Nong Khai Province, northeast of Thailand, was built about 1550, moreover this place has another important historical site about Sattra Maha Sathan are the 7 places where Lord Buddha enjoyed his happiness after enlightenment for about 1 week at each place.
    Written 19 December 2019
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  • perskindol
    Bang Lamung, Thailand10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The path is well signposted and very easy to find.
    Friendly fishermen make a small round trip by boat.
    Go very early, from 6am to 10am.
    Lovely peaceful drive in beautiful surroundings, highly recommend! 10 out of 10
    Written 8 February 2023
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  • Wsea3h
    Asia4,315 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you stay in a hotel nearby, it’s good to buy some fruits, snacks and drinks here. It’s large enough for the city size of Nong Khai. It’s in the shopping complex called Asawann 1 and they are at both sides of the street. Just in front of this Lotus, you can take a van to Udon Thani and van departs every hour.
    Written 10 February 2023
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  • David B
    Rayong, Thailand9,558 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tha Sadet Market is a long covered concourse on the banks of the Mekong in Nong Khai.

    Its stalls mainly sell cheap men's, women's and children's clothing and shoes. But there are also stalls selling electronics, tools, household utensils, watches, cameras, glasses and sunglasses, herbs and spices, and ticky-tacky tourist souvenirs.

    Most of the offerings are pirated, as reflected in the cheap prices. So if you want a Gucci handbag, get one here, but do not pretend it is the Real Mccoy.

    The stalls here start opening around 7.30 am, and remain open until late at night.
    Written 19 March 2019
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  • Wsea3h
    Asia4,315 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Asawann has those familiar brands for shops, restaurants and banks like in any Lotus or Central Plaza in Thailand such as Watsons, Yayoi, MK, Banana, Huawei, Krungsri, etc. but they are not under one same roof. You need to walk out from one building to another. From my memory there is only ground floor, no second floor. It’s good to visit at night when local restaurants might close when those chained restaurants still open. We ate and bought some snacks there. Across the street is where you can take a van to Udon Thani and they depart every hour. The signage say they go to Thai - Laos Friendship Bridge too but I didn’t try yet.
    Written 10 February 2023
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  • Prawet J
    Washington DC, DC12,795 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Chedi that you see is the replica of the one that was washed down many years ago. During the low lide, you can see the old one in the middle of the river. Locals and Thai visitors come to worship the place jsut like many others. As a visitor who has nothing to relate to the place, just come by and read about this landmark. At night, the place around here is vibrant with street vendors (food) on and off the promanade.
    Written 20 February 2019
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  • SteenBoes
    Udon Thani, Thailand114 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very hot covered place, where you will be able to find a lot of things produced in south east Asia and China, that you had no idea you would need....
    Written 11 October 2014
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