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Things to see and do

Phi Ta Khon Museum
South end of Kaeo Asa Rd, Dan Sai

Set in the Wat Phon Chai compound, the Phi Ta Khon Museum displays the best of the area’s signature freaky costumes while explaining the traditions and beliefs that drive the Phi Ta Khon and Bun Luang festivities. When combined with two tranquil hilltop temples, the museum makes a stop in Dan Sai worthwhile at any ... Read more about Phi Ta Khon Museum .

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Phra Tat Si Song Rak

Constructed in the mid 16th century as a symbol of solidarity between the Ayutthaya and Lan Xiang kingdoms, Phra Tat Si Song Rak is among the Isaan region’s most sacred chedis. The two kingdoms -- one the predecessor of modern Thailand and the other of Laos -- allied themselves against persistent Burmese attacks in both the Chao Phraya and Mekong valleys at the time. Though the two sides ... Read more about Phra Tat Si Song Rak .

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Perched on a hill just south of Phra Tat Si Song Rak, Wat Neramit displays how modern temple construction can be beautiful. Reached after climbing a long laterite stairway through the forest, the enormous main hall is constructed almost entirely of laterite bricks. You could be forgiven for mistaking this for an ancient temple. Surrounding the structure are neatly kept bonsai trees, flower ... Read more about Wat Neramit Wipatsana .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Dan Sai? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.

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