Clock Tower

Udon Thani

Udon's digital clock tower stands in the centre of a roundabout and is a useful landmark.

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Nearby Udon Thani attractions

1. Fountain

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This fountain, only turned on in the late afternoon and early evening, lies at the centre of one of Udon's biggest roundabouts.

2. Prince Prajak Monument

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Udon Thani was founded by Prince Prajak, brother of King Rama V, and his name is attached to many spots in town, most notablly Nong Prajak Park. Many of…

4. Lak Meuang (City Pillar Shrine)

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Udon's city pillar is guarded by an impressive and fearsome-looking yaksa (giant) and protected by an ugly plastic case. The Chinese săh·lah alongside it…

5. Udon Thani Museum

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Filling a 1920s colonial-style building that used to be a girls' school, this museum has a fairly interesting catch-all collection ranging from geology to…

6. Nong Prajak Park


Udon's most popular park starts to rev up as the afternoon winds down. It's home to colourful attractions such as a giant Ban Chiang–style pot and a huge…

7. Wat Phothisomphon

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The centrepiece of this historic temple, founded during the reign of King Rama V, is a modern gold-and-grey chedi built to honour several revered monks…

8. Sanjao Pu-Ya

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This large Chinese temple on the southern shore of Nong Bua lake attests to the wealth of the local Thai-Chinese community. At its heart, the Pu-Ya Shrine…