Ubon Ratchathani has been a well established community for hundreds of years. Relatively unknown to the most tourists, the province boasts a number of natural wonders, cultural and historical attractions, national parks, silk producing shops, etc.The province is renowned for its strong Buddhist tradition, particularly the practice of forest-dwelling monks and the ancient Buddhist temples, which can still be seen throughout the province today.
||Welcome to Ubol Rachathani |
Ubol Rachathani , A gateway to Laos, Ubon Ratchathani is bordered to the east by the Mekong River and Laos, to the south by Cambodia, to the west by Yasothon and Sisaket Provinces and to the north by Amnat Charoen Province. The provincial capital is approximately 630 kilometers northeast of Bangkok.The province is unique in its folk culture, which is expressed in the indigenous cuisine, handicrafts, such as silk and cotton products, basketry, and bronze-ware, and traditional events such as the Candle festival held every July. There are natural beauties and historical sites including the 4,000 years old rock formation, prehistoric rock paintings, national parks, waterfalls, and the two-colored river, etc.
||Festival of Ubol Rachathani |
The Candle Festival
The Candle Festival is the largest religious ceremony in Ubon Ratchathani. It is celebrated yearly on Asalha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent) Day in July. The ceremony is held at Thung Si Muang and Chaturamuk Pavillion. At night, there is entertainment to celebrate the Lent candles. The reflection of lights on the candles creates a picturesque effect during the festival.Songkarn Festival Boong Srapang Beach ( Sripirom Beach ) and Kaeng Sa Peu Songkarn Festival is held yearly in April.
||Tourist Attraction : Antique in Ubol Rachathani |
Tourist Attraction of Antique : Ubon Ratchathani National - Museum Ban Kan Lueang Archaeological Site - Lion Pulpit at Ban Chi Thuan
||Tourist Attraction : Temples in Ubol Rachathani |
Tourist Attraction : Temples
Wat Thung Si Muang - Wat Maha Wanaram or Wat Payai - Wat Supattanaram - Wat Nong Bua - Wat Ban Na Mueang - Wat Ban Paknam or Ban Bak - Wat Prapikanes or Kaness Temple - Wat Nong Pa Phong - Wat Phukhao Kaeo -Wat Tham Khuha Sawan
||Tourist Attraction : Nature in Ubol Rachathani |
Tourist Attraction : Nature
Pha Taem - Sao Chaling - Namtok Saeng Chan - Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park - Kaeng Tana National Park - Chong Mek Border - Maenam Song Si - Pak Mun Dam or Pak Moon Dam - Kaeng Saphue