Visit Nong Bua Lamphu
A popular tourist destination in Nong Bua Lamphu is Wat Phu Tok, an ancient temple complex built by Thai kings during the Ayutthaya period (1350-1767). The temple features impressive architecture with large stone statues of Buddha amidst peaceful forest surroundings. Another interesting site to check out is Ubonrat Dam, where visitors can observe local wildlife such as elephants and gibbons from observation towers onsite.
One of the most interesting historical facts about Nong Bua Lamphu is that it was once part of the powerful kingdom of Lan Xang--the first unified monarchy in Southeast Asia that ruled until 1707 CE. The city remains a testament to its past grandeur with many old temples left standing throughout this beautiful province today.