Aphiwat M.

Sep 25, 2020

Aphiwat M.

Sep 25, 2020

Check in! Top Things to Do in Sakon Nakhon


Sakon Nakhon is in the upper northeast of Thailand’s Isan region. It lies within the Phu Phan mountain range. Having a long, culturally diverse History, Sakon Nakhon features a unique mixture of ancient traditions. 

There a various place to pay a visit around this province such as Wat Tham Pha Daen and Wat Phra That Choeng Chum. Aside from history and tradition, this province has a beautiful nature surround by forests, mountains and rivers.

Wat Tham Pha Daen

Wat Tham Pha Daen is a beautiful temple, in Sakon Nakhon. At Wat Tham Pha Daen, you can walk to enjoy the amazing of various stone carving figures.

Open Daily : 06.00 - 17.00. 

This temple surrounding with many tree, you can see the beautiful scenic view of the whole city of Sakon Nakhon province from the hilltop.


Wat Phra That Choeng Chum

Wat Phra That Choeng Chum a major and sacred religious monument of Sakon Nakhon Province. Phra That Choeng Chum is a stupa measuring 24 meters high, located in a temple named WatPhra That Choeng Chum Worawihan.

Open Daily : 07.30 -18.00.

The rectangular structure is decorated with nearly 4 kilograms of golden, sacred umbrellas. The construction and history of the stupa itself, however, is murky. Nonetheless, the stupa is considered a sacred SakonNakhon religious icon.

Next to it is a chapel housing the provinces most sacred Buddha image, Luang Pho Ong Saen. The temple holds annual celebrations between the 9th and 15th days of each Januarys waxing moon.


Credit :

https://www.tourismthailand.org/Destinations/Provinces/Sakon-Nakhon/584

https://www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/wat-phra-that-choeng-chum

Photo :

Wat Tham Pha Daen





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