Khon Kaen, North-East - Thailand
Khon Kaen is the educational, administrative and commercial center of the northeast and is used by many as a base for visiting the rest of the Isan region. It is also the center of the silk industry. Animals play an important part of the local culture. Many villages train cobras and tortoises and put on shows for visiting tourists. Another regional claim to fame are the many waterfalls and abundant tropical flora. The economic improvement in the area has led to a glut of malls and condos springing up but this has not affected the areas authentic Isan feel. Although the city is more likely to be on 'a best places to live' list than on a travelers itinerary, there are still enough attractions to make it worth a visit.
Khon Kaen Accommodation , like many larger cities in the northeast of Thailand, offers a range of accommodation from budget backpacker guesthouses to 5 star hotels. There is no need to book ahead as room availability far exceeds demand. However those travelling around the more remote parts of the region may find getting a room may present a challenge.
The property range for sale and property for rent is staggering. The nationwide property boom hit this Province, the real estate market keep on growing rapidly and becoming a real estate property that everyone can afford to buy. This can include anything from a small studio condo with basic fixtures and pool villa suites with breath taking view. The real estate choice of rental property or sale of property in Khon Kaen, available also with a good choice of villas and condominiums in prime locations.
Festivals region boasts two festivals of note.
Here is the The Dok Khoon Siang Khaen Flower Festival is held in April to coincide with Songkran new year festival, the traditional Thai New Year. This very colorful event is staged in Bung Kaen Nakhan and includes stunning floral parades, esan music, religious rites and merit making along with a lot of singing and dancing. The second major festival is the silk festival, lasting for two weeks from late November into early December, and held in front of the Government Houses. The purpose of this annual event is to promote the quality of the various silks with their distinctive indigenous mude designs.
Ban Khok Sanga – King Cobra VillageNearly every house in the village keeps at least one snake as a pet. In earlier times the residents earned their income from selling herbal medicines but an experimental cobra show in 1951 proved so popular that soon cobra shows became the mainstay of the village's economy. The show is performed at the Wat Si Thamma and includes snake dancing and a boxing match between man and cobra. An educational exhibition celebrating the snake and a nursery are located nearby.
The Nam Phong National Park Covering an area of 100 square km the park is a mixture of mountains and evergreen lush forest. Wild elephants can be seen at the viewing point at Hin Chang Si, which also offers panoramic views of the Uboltatana Lake and the city of Khon Kaen Another popular viewpoint is Pha Sawan which has particularly impressive views of the pristine verdant jungle. A definite camera opportunity.
Wat Sa Bua Kaeo at Ban Wang Khun , the sculptural alone make this temple a must visit. Leading up to the ordination hall is a staircase lined with crouching lions. The wall murals, both outside, and inside, reflect the lifestyle of people, the history of Lord Buddha, heaven, hell and local folklore. What makes these special is the brushwork of the murals are usually found in Ayutthaya and around Rattanakosin and not normally found in Isan region.
Golf has come a long way in a very short time. As recently as 2007 Khon Kaen had little to offer for Golfers; just one 18 hole course. Today in the immediate vicinity there are now no less than nine quality courses plus a nine hole course. the neighboring provinces have more courses.
Due the increased number of Golf courses the luxury real estate grow with it. now you can find many real estate opportunities in or beside the golf course.
Pataya 11At Ban Nong Kung Soen is a pond covering an area of over 20 rai. Located in an idyllic setting and having the backdrop of Phu Pham Mountain is a popular spot where the locals come to unwind and take it easy. Swimming, boating, fishing and various other water sports are available.
A place that is a must - Markets In keeping with most large Thai towns, Khon Kaen has many day and night markets selling everything from clothes to household products. The best known is the night market at Ton Tann in the main thoroughfare of Mittrahap Road. The heady mixture of countless stalls all vying for your custom plus live entertainment and inexpensive food all combine to make for a great atmosphere. Despite the large amount of visitors there is always ample parking. The best daytime market is a further kilometer down the road in Nam Muang Road. Again the usual concoction of cheap wares and food is all around with the added bonus of live bands, street entertainers and singers.
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