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Udon Thani City

Udon Thani

The city of Udon Thani is one of the largest Isaan cities, no thanks to being of highway 2 which brings in the traffic and commerce. Notable features for travellers and tourists include:

City Museum, Khon Kaen City
A museum dedicated to the history of the Issan region. (Dual Price warning)

Phu Pa Man Mountain, Khon Kaen Province
A mountain famed for being home to up to 10,000,0000 bats. AKA 'Bats Cave.'

Matmi Silk, Khon Kaen Province
Production center for silk in Khon Kaen Province.

Prasat Puaynoi, Khon Kaen Province
Khmer and Ankor style temple complex.

Wat Manchakriree, Khon Kaen Province
A temple with over 4,000 rynchostylis gigantean orchid trees.

Wat Si Thamma , Khon Kaen Province
King cobra shows in the grounds of Si Thamma temple.

Ubol Ratana Dam, Khon Kaen Province
Hydro-Electric power plant for the Isaan region.

Udon Thani Facts

Founded: circa 1790 A.D

Population: 227,000 (Approx)

Size (Metropolitan): 6 Sq. Miles

Distance from Capital by Air: 236 miles

Distance from Capital by Road: 280 miles

Typical Visa Run Destination: Nong Khai

Seasons and Weather.

Udon Thani is in the heart of Isaan and in the north-east of Thailand. The heat is a sharp contrast to the rain during the monsoon season. The temperature hits a peak in April. The wettest is normally September and the coldest is usually November.

Cool Season - October to February. Avg Temp - 24 C

Hot Season - March to May. Avg Temp - 31 C

Wet Season - June to September. Avg Temp - 28 C.


Provincial Map of Udon Thani

Khon Kaen City To Ubon Ratchathani To Korat Province

Udon Thani Map Udon Thani City Nong Khai

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