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Nakhon Phanom Province

Lao and Vietnamese influences are strong in Nakhon Phanom, a province bordered by the Mekong and full of highly revered temples. For the most part it's a region of subtleties rather than can't-miss attractions, but there are plenty of fine river views and interesting historic sites, and the colossal Wat Phra That Phanom is one of the icons of Isan culture.

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Nakhon Phanom Province.