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Parks & Gardens
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Museums & Galleries
During 1928 and 1929, Ho Chi Mihn used the jungle around Hong Hang village as one of his bases to train soldiers and rally Isan's sizeable Vietnamese community for his resistance against the French occupation of Viet...
This large, brash Chinese temple on the southern shore of Nong Bua attests to the wealth of the local Thai-Chinese merchant class...
This little white cottage and garden transported from the English countryside is the polar opposite of the Soi Falang experience...
Udon's most popular park starts to rev up as the afternoon winds down. Much of the action takes place on the sunset-watching side of the lake, along Th Thesa...
One part Thai restaurant and three parts English tearoom, this labyrinth has waiters dressed in black tie, and a menu stretching from grilled cheese to wild boar in red-curry sauce...
Not all juice is created equal, and this shop on the ground floor of Central Plaza proves it. Most of the fruits and vegies are organic and you can choose to have no added sugar. There's another branch at Nong Prajak.
This place on the lake's east shore offers all the usual Thai dishes, but also many you've probably never tried before, such as fish-stomach salad. Eat outdoors on the deck or in air-conditioned dining rooms.
The centrepiece of this historic temple, built during the reign of King Rama V, is a modern chedi , built to honor several revered monks. The mural paintings inside are excellent.
Arts & Crafts
There's a great selection of silk and cotton, including some natural-dyed fabrics, at this large spot northwest of Nong Prajak Lake. Look for the sign with the wooden roof.
Health & Wellness
A bevy of massage and paint-your-own pottery stands joins the small food shops on the sunset-watching side of Nong Prajak Park to form the Nong Prajak Night Market .
Filling a 1920s colonial-style building that used to be a girls' school, this museum has an interesting catch-all collection ranging from geology to handicrafts.
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