Thai-Lao Open-Border Market
Hundreds of Lao cross the river to shop and sell at this biweekly market. It's mostly the same tat found in other Thai markets, but a...
Kuson Ratchadagon Street
Standing high on the road in front of Phra That Phanom is an arch that symbolically connects the tâht to the Mekong River. The block...
Wat Phra That Phanom
This temple is a potent and beautiful place; even if you're feeling templed-out, you'll likely be impressed. At its hub is a tâht, more...
The welcoming husband-and-wife team, casual setting and quality beans conspire to make this the top spot in town for a cup of joe.
Pat Thai Shop
This hole-in-the-wall spins out just a few simple stir-fries like râht nâh (noodles in gravy) or pàt prík bai gà prow (spicy stir-fry...
Lonely Planet review
The museum near the Wat Phra That Phanom tells the history of the tâht and also displays a hodgepodge collection of pottery, gongs, US presidential commemorative coins and more.