About Mukdahan

Skyscraping Ho Kaeo Tower, Phu Pha Thoep and Kaeng Kabao, Eight Ethnic Minorities, Famous Sweet Tamarind, Large Ancient Kettledrum, Origin of Lam Phaya, Stunning View of the Mekong River, Gateway to Indochina.

How to go
Air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned coaches regularly leave from Bangkok's Mo Chit 2 Northeastern Bus Terminal on Kamphaengphet 2 Road throughout the day. Telephone 936-2852-66, 537-8005 for more information.
Trains leave Bangkok's Hua Lumphong Railway Station throughout the day for Ubon Ratchathani.
Thai Airways operates daily flights to Nakon Phanom or Ubon Ratchathani from which visitors can get a bus to Mukdahan.


Sawannakhet Province, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic is opposite Mukdahan. The second largest city to Vientiane, the province has routes linking Laos to Danang in Vietnam. To enter Laos, foreign travelers must have a valid passport and obtain a visa from either a Lao embassy or the Lao consulate in Khon Kaen.


Ho Kaeo Mukdahan

Ho Kaeo Mukdahan is a 65-metre-high tower, 2 kilometres on the Mukdahan-Don Tan route. The lower floor features an exhibition on Mukdahans history, another on the arts and culture of various tribes and the way of life along the Mekong River from past to present. The topmost part is an observation room where visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Mekong River, Sawannakhet and Mukdahan.

Ho Kaeo Mukdahan