Mukdahan is one of the NE provinces of rural Thailand. This is a cool city filled with markets alongside the Mekong river and a huge temple with one of the largest Buddha and Naga snake statues in Thailand.
Top 3 things to do in Mukdahan
1. Temple (Wat Roi Phra Putthabat Phutthabat Phu Manorom)
This is a temple on the hill, set in a national park. They have a whole complex connected to the temple where you can see the Naga (snake statue) and the giant
2. Night Box Market
3. Indochina Market & a Walk Along the Mekong river
This is where you come if you want to indulge in the most authentic Thai street food! There are endless options and lots of different textiles and clothing being sold.
Where to stay
Bo Tree River Cottages
The Bo Tree Cottage is a picturesque riverfront bed and breakfast, along with the Mekong riverfront. They have colorful cute cottages that all surround a pool with hammocks, outdoor seating, and a tree swing. There is also a path along the river that you can use for biking or walking. They prepare breakfast that comes with your stay every morning and have bike rentals.
Most places you stay will help you arrange motorbike rental for about 200 baht a day. They come with helmets and you refill gas to where it was before you return the bike. This is a great way to see the city.