Attractions

Gardens in Udon Thani

Udon Sunshine Orchid Farm

The Udon Sunshine Orchid Farm, just northwest of town, earned fame for developing an aromatic breed of orchid and producing the first orchid-based perfume. It has since developed a hybrid of Codariocalyx motorius oh…
Museum in Udon Thani

Ho Chi Minh Educational & Tourism Historical Site

During 1928 and 1929, Ho Chi Minh used the jungle around Nong 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 Vie…
Temple in Udon Thani

Sanjao Pu-Ya

This large, garish Chinese temple on the southern shore of Nong Bua attests to the wealth of the local Thai-Chinese merchant class. At its heart, the Pu-Ya Shrine houses small images of the Chinese gods Pu (Grandpa)…
Park in Udon Thani

Nong Prajak Park

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. Dozens of streetside massage artists begin rub-downs aro…
Cultural Centre in Udon Thani

Udon Thani Thai-Chinese Cultural Center

Features a large garden and the Moral Museum, which has excellent displays about the history of the Chinese community in Udon Thani, Chinese culture and Confucius. The Pu-Ya Chinese Orchestra plays Wednesday and Fri…
Buddhist Temple in Udon Thani

Wat Phothisomphon

The centrepiece of this historic temple, built during the reign of King Rama V, is a modern chedi, built to honour several revered monks. The murals inside are excellent.
Monument in Udon Thani

Prince Prajak Monument

Udon Thani was founded by Prince Prajak and his name decorates many a street and public building, not only in Udon but in many northern Isan cities.
Monument in Udon Thani

Lak Meuang (City Pillar Shrine)

Udon's city pillar is guarded by an impressive and fearsome-looking yaksa (demon).
Landmark in Udon Thani

Clock Tower

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

Fountain

This fountain lies at the centre of one of Udon's biggest roundabouts.