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Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

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There are many buses from Morchit Bus Terminal every day.  It takes about 9 hours to get to Amnat Charoen.  For more information, call 1490 or go to the website www.transport.co.th

Now, you can book a ticket online via the website www.busticket.in.th , www.thaiticketmajor.com, or www.thairoute.com

As there is no train service directly to Amnat Charoen, it is possible to take a train to Ubon Ratchathani first and then take bus from there to Amnat Charoen, 75 kilometers away.

As there is no regular commercial airline service to Amnat Charoen, it is possible to fly to Ubon Ratchathani first and then take bus from there to Amnat Charoen, 75 kilometers away.

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Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.

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Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.

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Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.

Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.

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Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.

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Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.

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Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.

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Amnat Charoen is part of the lower Northeast region and its eastern boundary is formed by the Mekong River where it shares a border with neighboring Laos. Amnat Charoen was first established during the reign of King Rama III of Ratanakosin (Bangkok) some two centuries ago and was once a part of Ubon Ratchathani until it was upgraded to a province in 1993.

Although it is a small and tranquil town, Amnat Charoen has various attractions and visitors can stroll around and see picturesque rice paddies and fruit orchards, the rocky rapids of Mekong River, and the production of various quality handicrafts. Further, Amnat Charoen is known as the Land of Dharma and it features a number of beautiful, old temples with exquisite sacred Buddha images set within peaceful, natural environments.

Amnat Charoen is particularly well known for its silk products. The villages most famous for silk production include Baan Chan Lan, Baan Soi, Baan Pueai, Baan Hua Dong, and Baan Nam Thuam. Furthermore, most people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group that migrated from Lao. They specialize in weaving “Khit” cloth, which has unique patterns.

Every November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races on the Mekong River, in front of Amphoe Chanuman’s office, during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night.

Amnat Charoen is a province with over 100 year history.  It is a small and quiet city but owns interesting places such as temples, natural places, and handicraft community.

There are 7 district in Amnat Charoen – Mueang Amnat Charoen, Hua Taphan, Phana, Senangkhanikhom, Chanuman, Pathum Ratchawongsa, and Lue Amnat.

Hotels, resorts, and homestays can be found around the city.

Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang is the province’s most sacred Buddha image situated in Buddha Utthayan, Chayangkru road, Mueang Amnat Charoen district.  On Magha Puja Day, there is the city’s big ceremony for people paying their worship to the Buddha image.

Buddha Utthayan Reservoir : it is located across the Phra Mongkol Ming Mueang.  It is the important reservoir of the city and also a city’s recreational place.

Wat Pho Sila : there are white sandstone boundary markers around the temple’s area.  It is believed that the boundary markers were made since Dvaravati period.

Wat Tham Sangphet : there is a 19-metre reclining Buddha image in the temple.

Wat Tham Sangkaew : it is believed that the temple is a gate to the Under World and there is a trace of Phra Sivali, the great monk of the Lord Buddha, apparently seen.

Wat Dongthaokao Archeological Site : sandstone Buddha images in late Dvaravati period, boundary markers with low relief sculpture in flowers, pots and Buddhist’s wheel of law patterns are found in this area.

Ming Mueang Chaloemphrakiet Park : It is a place where the City’s Pillar Shrine is housed with beautiful garden around the area.

Phu Sing – Phu Phapueng Park : the sandstone mountains where you can see beautiful nature around and go up the mountains.  There are areas that are the highlights such as Pha Pueng, Pha Song, and Lan Kwai Too.

Ban Sang Thor Arts and Crafts Center : it is the place where local products are produced, and it is a place for handicraft workshops such as silk weaving and diamond cutting and polishing.

Visitors can go to see festivals such as long boat racing festival, or go to temples around the city, see the scenic view of Mekhong River, try weaving silk and cutting and polishing diamonds.

You can try Isan food such as Somtam and Larb which easily found around the city.

The famous products of Amnat Charoen are silk, cotton cloth, Khit cloth, and Jasmine rice oil.