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The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

Talat, Mueang Maha Sarakham District, Maha Sarakham 44000, Thailand

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About The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

Mahasarakham University , pronounced: má-hăa wít-tá-yaa-lai má-hăa-săa-rá-kaam) is a Thai public university in Maha Sarakham Province, about 470 kilometres from Bangkok. In 2016 its enrolment was 40,759 students. MSU is the only Thai university to offer postgraduate programs in paleontology and a bachelor of arts in the Khmer language.



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Phra That Kham Kaen53.85km from The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

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.

Sirindhorn Museum60.7km from The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

The Sirindhorn Museum is a dinosaur museum and has three main parts: the dinosaur fossil site museum, the fossil storage and research building, and the permanent museum building. There are many dinosaur fossil exhibits here and the facility is located at the bottom of Phu Kum Khao Mountain and has one of the largest concentrations of dinosaur fossils in Thailand. The site museum is the in situ fossil site covered with a permanent building which includes a small exhibition area and a small meetin

Nam Phong National Park89.64km from The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

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.

Ubol Ratana Dam95.64km from The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

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,

Ban Taklang Elephant Village106.18km from The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

Many elephants can be found at Ban Taklang Elephant Village. The villagers keep elephants as pets. The elephants here are treated like friends and have been trained well by their mahouts.

That Kong Khao Noi109.92km from The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture

Phra That Kong Khao Noi is an ancient stupa. It is a structure that enshrines holy Buddhist relics. Built during the 18th-20th century in the Ayutthaya period. It is 9 kilometers away from Yasothon town.

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Maha Sarakham province is located in the Northeast region of Thailand. It is also called as “Takka Sila of North-East”. Maha Sarakham is home to Mahasarakham University, the largest university in northeast Thailand with about 40,000 students, and Rajabhat Mahasarakham University. There is no wonder how the name "Takka Sila of Northeast" came.