Ubol Ratana Dam - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Ubol Ratana Dam

Ubol Ratana Dam is the first multi-purpose dam of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) in the northeastern part of Thailand. The dam is also the control center of the electricity generation of the Northeast. The dam construction was completed in 1965. Ubol Ratana Dam, originally known as “Phong Neep Dam,

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Attractions Near Ubol Ratana Dam

Nam Phong National Park

Nam Phong National Park

17.56km from Ubol Ratana Dam

Nam Phong national park covers parts of Ubonrat, Ban Fang, Nong Rua, Manjakiri, and Kok Po districts in Khon Kaen province; and some parts of Taen and Kaeng Kro districts in Chaiyaphum province. This 197 square kilometers park is the headwaters of several river streams including Nam Phong river which flows into Ubonrat dam lake. The are is mostly covered by the dipterocarp forest.

Phuwiang Dinosaur Museum

Phuwiang Dinosaur Museum

38.94km from Ubol Ratana Dam

Phu Wiang Dinosaur Museum is a geological museum mainly exhibiting fossils. It is under the administration of the Department of Mineral Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Royal Thai Government, and situated in Khon Kaen province in the northeastern region of Thailand.

Phu Wiang National Park

Phu Wiang National Park

41.93km from Ubol Ratana Dam

Phu Wiang National Park is in Phu Wiang District, Khon Kaen Province, northeastern Thailand. It is best known for its numerous dinosaur bone paleontological sites, The park is one of the world's largest dinosaur graveyards. In 1996, the remains of Siamotyrannus isanensis, a new family of carnivorous thunder lizards, were unearthed in the park.

Phra That Kham Kaen

Phra That Kham Kaen

42.63km from Ubol Ratana Dam

Phra That Kham Kaen, located at Ban Kham village, in Khon Kaen Province, is a Thai Buddhist Chedi. Phra That Kham Kaen is located at Wat Chetiyaphum along Rural Road 4007, north of the village center. Kham Kaen means heartwood of the tamarind tree. The Phra That Kham Kaen is an important, revered chedi for the people of Khon Kaen and surrounding provinces because they believe that the chedi will protect their lives and bring peace and success.

Wat Pa Ban Tat

Wat Pa Ban Tat

60.42km from Ubol Ratana Dam

Wat Pa Ban Tat is located at Ban Tat, Tambon Ban Tat, was first founded in 1955 and established as a Buddhist temple on 17 September, 1970. It used to be a residence of Luangta Maha Bua Yanasampanno, an insight development monk master.

Thai-Chinese Cultural Centre

Thai-Chinese Cultural Centre

72.18km from Ubol Ratana Dam

Thai-Chinese Cultural Centre is an institution to preserve the art, culture, lifestyle, and philosophical principles of the ancestors of today's Udon Thani Thai-Chinese community.

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Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen

5 attractions

Khon Kaen is the commercial and political center of Northeastern Thailand and is well known for the high-quality silk that is produced in the province.

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