Located in the Khon Kaen Province of Thailand's great northeast tourism circuit is the beautiful city of Khon Kaen. It is the province's capital and one of the "Big 4 of Isan" or 4 cities of northeast. The city is nestled on the ever magnificent Khorat Plateau and is home to 113754 inhabitants.

5 things you need to know about Khon Kaen
5 things you need to know about Khon Kaen

Located in the Khon Kaen Province of Thailand's great northeast tourism circuit is the beautiful city of Khon Kaen. It is the province's capital and one of the "Big 4 of Isan" or 4 cities of northeast. The city is nestled on the ever magnificent Khorat Plateau and is home to 113754 inhabitants.

Below are some of the things you should know about the city before you visit the city.

1. Economic Importance - Khon Kaen is one of the most important cities to the economy of Thailand and together with Chiang Mai, Songkhla, Nakhon Ratchasima and Chonburi, it is part of the Thailand's National Economic and Social Plan. It is a major commercial, industrial and financial center to the north East region of Thailand.

2. Climate - Like most of Thailand, the city boast a tropical savannah climate that is characterized with Monsoon rains May through October and a dry spell from November to April. Make sure that you visit the country from November to February...it is the best time.

3. Tourism and recreation - The city major attractions surround the theme of temples, parks and museums. If you are not into religion or old things, you will find pleasure in the recreational parks. The night scene in the city is also active enough for those who love clubbing.

4. Make sure you know the rules - Like I mentioned earlier in this blog, the city has been earmarked as one of the economic growth centers in the country and you will find yourself on the wrong side of the law if you disregard small rules such as traffic rules. Before you head out there, make sure that you have mastered the rules.

5. Getting Around - You can use taxis, buses and trains to get to whatever destination you may want. For international tourists, you will use Khon Kaen Airport which is used by Thai Airways and Thai Air Asia.

Khon Kaen is a great destination to travel to. It is not yet crowded but it has been receiving massive state funding to improve the infrastructure. You are well advised to visit now before the city is too crowded.

 


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