Wat Prathat Pukhao
House of Opium
This small museum with historical displays pertaining to opium culture is worth a peek. Exhibits include all the various implements used...
Mekong River Cruises
Local long-tail boat trips can be arranged through several local agents or at the various piers. The typical trip involves a circuit...
Phra Chiang Saen Si Phaendin
The first sight you'll inevitably see in Sop Ruak is Phra Chiang Saen Si Phaendin, a giant Buddha statue financed by a Thai-Chinese...
Lonely Planet review
Next to the House of Opium are some steps up to the Buddhist Wat Prathat Pukhao, from where you get the best viewpoint of the Mekong meeting of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.