Attractions

Museum in Mukdahan

Hor Kaew Mukdahan

This eye-catching 65m-tall tower was built for the 50th anniversary of King Rama IX's ascension to the throne. The nine-sided base has a good museum with displays (labelled in English) on the eight ethnic groups of …
National Park in Mukdahan Province

Phu Pha Thoep National Park

Although little more than a speck of a reserve at just 48 sq km, hilly Phu Pha Thoep National Park, also known as Mukdahan National Park, has some beautiful landscapes and is scattered with unusual mushroom-shaped r…
Buddhist Temple in Mukdahan

Wat Si Mongkhon Tai

According to one of the many legends associated with it, this temple's 2m-tall Phra Chao Ong Luang Buddha image is older than the city itself and was unearthed during Mukdahan's construction. It sits in a simple but…
Viewpoint in Mukdahan

Phu Manorom

You can get an impressive view of Laos and the Mekong from this mountain south of the city. The temple here has a small garden and an 84m-tall Buddha image is under construction. It's a popular place for photo ops, …
Market in Mukdahan

Talat Indojin

Among Thais, Mukdahan is most famous for this riverside market, which stretches along and under the promenade. Most Thai tour groups on their way to Laos and Vietnam make a shopping stop for cheap food, clothing and…
Buddhist Temple in Mukdahan

Wat Yod Kaeo Sivichai

This temple stands out for having an enormous Buddha inside a glass-walled wí·hăhn, and not one but two small chedi modelled on Phra That Phanom, one with its current design and one with the former.
Buddhist Temple in Mukdahan

Wat Pa Silawiwek

It's the resident monkeys rather than anything religious or artistic that make this forest temple on the edge of town worth a visit. They reside in the far back of the temple and are most active in the early morning…
Landmark in Mukdahan

Hor Jao Mae Song Nang Pi Nong

This shrine commemorates two princesses, daughters of the King of Vientiane, who died when their boat sank in a storm. There's a similar one in Nong Khai and the sisters are honoured as 'ancestors' in a number of Is…