Chor Wang Puu
One Pillar Pagoda
This replica of Hanoi's iconic temple was built by Khon Kaen's sizeable Vietnamese community. It's a good sunset-watching spot.
Wat Pho Ban Nontan
Just off the lake, this peaceful tree-filled temple and noted meditation centre predates the city and has a săh·lah like no other in...
This modern Khmer-style prang is dedicated to the Hindu god Indra. It's almost spooky at night.
Khon Kaen's youthful population has spawned many good coffee shops and this friendly closet-sized one, attractively cluttered with...
For cheap eats, the city’s main night market is a good one.
Chor Wang Puu information
With wood-and-thatch dining areas spread around a large pond, the 'Crab Palace' vaguely resembles a fishing village. Naturally, seafood features prominently on the menu. It's a beautiful spot at night, and you can even catch a little sunset view way back behind the lake.