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 …
Market in Mukdahan

Talat Indojin

This riverside market, which stretches along and under the promenade, is a busy and colourful spectacle, with stall after stall of food, clothing and assorted trinkets from China and Vietnam, plus silk and cotton fa…
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 Hor Kaew Mukdahan. The temple here has a small garden and they're constructing a massive 84m-tall Buddha image. It's a popular spot f…
Landmark in Mukdahan

Hor Jao Mae Song Nang Pi Nong

This shrine commemorates two princesses, daughters of the King of Wiang Chan. There is a similar one in Nong Khai and the sisters are honored as 'ancestors' in a number of Isan cities.
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.
Buddhist Temple in Mukdahan

Wat Pa Silawiwek

It's the resident monkeys rather than anything religious or artistic that makes this forest temple on the edge of town worth a visit.
Buddhist Temple in Mukdahan

Wat Si Mongkhon Nua

This temple right on the river bank has some attractive white temple buildings.
Fountain in Mukdahan


The fountain sits at a roundabout on one of Mukdahan's main thoroughfares.