Ubon Ratchathani

A major regional center, this city boasts a wealth of temples and is a great starting point for your exploration of the province.

Ubon Ratchathani (known as Ubon for short) is one of the four major cities of Isan. The city is on the Mun River in the south-east of the Isan region of Thailand. The name means "royal lotus city". The province is renowned for its strong Buddhist tradition, particularly the practice of monks dwelling in the forest. Wat Nong Pah Pong, for example, is a Buddhist forest monastery in the Thai Forest Tradition. Other temples complexes can be found in the area. The Ratchathani Asok community on the south bank of the river has a Buddhist agricultural commune, with restored fishing boats mounted on boulders as houses. They sell various products produced on their farms.
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  • Ubon Ratchathani- Baan Pa Ao Village 1
  • Buddhist Temple in Ubon Ratchathani
  • Ubon Ratchathani- Wat Nong Bua 2
  • Ubon Ratchathani- Wat Thung Si Muang 20
   

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