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North-Eastern of Thailand
It is known to be an arid region with soil of poor quality, but for tourism, Isan is one of the countrys most intriguing destinations with many Stone Age and Bronze Age dwellings and artifacts, and several significant temples that are a legacy of the great Khmer empire.

The sandstone shrines are popular tourist attractions, particularly the superbly restored sites at the historical parks of Phimai in Nakhon Ratchasima and Phanom Rung in Buri Ram. The great temple complex at Khao Phra Viharn in Si Sa Ket on the border with Cambodian is now accessible to visitors after a long period of isolation.

The Bronze Age settlements at Ban Chiang in the province of Udon Thani provide fascinating evidence of the work of the local potters some 5,000 years ago. The red and white pottery with characteristic fingerprint designs are thought to be the first earthenware vessels known to man.

Two of Thailands best-loved national parks, Khao Yai, Phu Kradung and Phu Rua in Loei, are in Isan. Other major attractions include the villages in Khorat and Khon Kaen where the beautiful local silk is woven by hand.

Isan folk have a distinctive character and dialect and a vigorous culture, with their old traditions still reflected in the many festivals unique to the region.
 
 

Northeast :
Khon Kaen  |  Ubon Ratchathani  |  Udon Thani
 
# Khon Kaen

Let's tour Dinosaur Lovers Khonkaen - Kalasin by yaipearn.
by yaipearn

= = To see Phu Wiang Dinosaur Museum Research Center, Khonkaen == . After adjustment
by The Deaw


# Ubon Ratchathani

The secret of the "Sampanbok" at Ubon Ratchathani
by ҹ͡ǹþѴ


Visit Ubon
by average


Visit Ubon #2
by average


# Loei
# # # # # # To go Phukradueng ....Try but ... Good ^ _ ^ # # # # # #.
by The Prince OF JoY

My review, Chiang Khan.
by emt_b_tum

First Review Love me, right...Chiang Khan.
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Chiang Khan.- Phu Rua , Jan 21-2012
by neur69


# Chaiyaphum
Kajeaw Blossom Story
by Wonder108.com

# Nakhon Phanom

Visiting the residents along the Khong river. Nakorn Phanom.Let's go.
by pan-pan


# Sakon Nakhon
Sakon Nakorn ...Are you see the right one, part 1
by kamol673

Sakon Nakorn ...Are you see the right one, part 2
by kamol673