Khon Kaen is a city in northeastern Thailand, also known as the “big four of Isan”, famed for its rich culture and history, as well as its modern amenities and attractions. The city, which has been drawing in considerable numbers of globetrotters to its borders offers excitement in every step you take.
Shop till You Drop
Khon Kaen is also known for its many shopping options, including the popular Central Khon Kaen (Central Pattana), which features a wide variety of shops and stores selling everything from clothing and accessories to electronics and home goods. The mall also has a variety of food options, making it a great place to grab a bite to eat, in addition to the many Khon Kaen restaurants in the vicinity.
Wat Nong Wang
Another popular attraction in Khon Kaen is Wat Nong Wang, a beautiful temple that is home to a large nine-storey stupa, and a ten-minute ride from Avani Khon Kaen Hotel & Convention Centre is all it takes to reach this popular tourist site. The temple is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike and offers a peaceful and serene atmosphere for visitors to explore and contemplate.
Khon Kaen National Museum
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Khon Kaen is the Khon Kaen National Museum, which houses a wide collection of antiques and previous pieces from both pre-historic and historic periods. One of the most significant displays at the museum are Sema boundary markers from the Semas Dvaravati period.
For those looking to experience the city’s nightlife, Khon Kaen has a number of bars, clubs, and restaurants that stay open late. The city’s lively night market is also a great place to visit, with vendors selling a wide variety of goods including food, clothing, and souvenirs.