Pha Taem National Park

Pha Taem National Park

THAI NAME: อุทยานแห่งชาติผาแต้ม
LOCATION: Khong Chaim District in Ubon Ratchathani Province
GPS: 15.449649 105.581175

Sao Chaling is 11 kilometers from Amphoe Khong Chaim on the Highway 2112, the place is scattered with natural mush-room-like piles of stone slabs with a large amount of shells stuck in their texture. The area is believed by geologists to be a long dried sea.

Pha Taem National Park

Pha Taem and Pha Mon are located 3 kilometers beyond Sao Chaliang. Pha Taem and Pha Mon are two steep cliffs overlooking Mekong river with a clear view of Laos on the other side. On the cliffs surface there are prehistoric paintings dating back 3,000 – 4,000 years, reflecting ancient ways of life of the people who once lived in the area, such as Buk fishing (Buk is a species of large scaleless fish found in the Mekong river), and rice farming. Figures of people, animals, hands and geometric designs are also depicted.

Pha Taem National Park

Pha Taem National Park

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