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Khon Kaen

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  • Khon Kaen City Museum
    4 stars

    Only finished in 2003, and with its mission to raise awareness and appreciation locally of the city’s cultural heritage, and to bring together different communities in and around Khon Kaen, it is packed with artifacts from not only its official history but also objects relating to the locals’ ... read more

  • Khon Kaen National Museum
    3 stars

    Worth a visit is the Khon Kaen National Museum which is the oldest and best known of Khon Kaen's museums, though we'd say, not the best in town. With its historical, archaeological and art exhibitions, and a particular focus on Khmer culture given Khon Kaen’s location close to the ancient trade route to Angkor Wat, it goes some way to providing an introduction to the history of not only Khon Kaen, but also elsewhere in Isaan.

  • Bueng Kkaen Nakhon Lake
    4 stars

    Still, a stroll around the calm waters makes for a nice escape from the traffic of the city's streets, and the benches dotted along its perimeter are an inviting place to sit and take in the peace and quiet. Follow the example of the clued-up locals, who bring a bite to eat or simply come for a ... read more

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