Sakon Nakhon is in the upper northeast of Thailand’s Isan region. It lies within the Phu Phan mountain range and features many forested Temple retreats for Buddhist meditation, where several famous monks reside. This national park has many exciting places to detour at once, for example, Phuphan Royal Palace uses as an Accommodation for the royal family in case they pay a visit to the north-east side of the country, Kam Hom Waterfall, Gang Kra Arm Waterfall, Nang Mern Clift, and Forest’s flower plain.
Having a long, culturally diverse History, Sakon Nakhon features a unique mixture of ancient Traditions. In addition to Historical sites and Temples that reflect this, there are several Traditional festivals that visitors may also enjoy, including the wax castle and illuminated Boat festival. Local products from Sakon Nakhon feature handicrafts, including earthenware, cotton clothes, silk products, and hand-woven Khit clothes with natural bark dye.
There are various places to pay a visit around this province such as the Phu Phan mountain fossil site and ancient color paint at the Historical site Varichaphum district. Aside from History and Tradition, this province has a beautiful nature surrounded by forests, mountains, and rivers.
Sakon Nakhon has a famous festival known as Wax Palace Parade. This festival will celebrate the day before the end of Buddhist Lent Day. The parade will come with a palace made of bee wax to offer this palace to Phra That Cherng Chum.
Food in Sakon Nakhon offers a wide choice from normal dishes to Local dishes you can find these food stalls all around the market or at the city’s center.
The Royal Project of Queen Sirikit at Baan Name Kut Kham
Ever since she became the Queen, Her Majesty Queen Sirikit has been a capable assistant to His Majesty King Bhumibol at diplomatic functions. She shares the same concern for the welfare of the people as His Majesty the King, and has initiated several projects of her own, primarily the Foundation for the Promotion of Supplementary Occupation and Related Techniques (SUPPORT), which was established on 21 July 1976. It aims to help rural families earn additional income by providing financial assistance and expert guidance, at no cost, to craftsmen all over Thailand, such as the weaving of ํ “Yan Lipao” basketry in the far South, hill tribe silver work in the North, and the weaving of Mudmee silk fabric in old patterns in the Northeast.
The Queen has also set up Baan Name Kut Kham, in Sakon Nakhon Province. The Queen has taken a role in promoting the crafts both through her trips abroad and by using them personally.
Salt Mine Village_Sakon Nakorn
“Salt Mine Village” is the largest production line of salt from mining all around the northeast.