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Dec 5, 2018
“Review on exterior only (it was not open)”
Oct 29, 2017
“good, but not a must see”
The most impressive building in the city of Ubon Ratchathani. It has a small museum showing the local history. Also has some budget accommodation.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2 Chaeng Sanit Road, Ubon Ratchathani 34000, Thailand
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

The cultural center was not open when we went but the building is very well worth a stop to admire its structure! It is huge, intricate and impressive building!! I wish we had been able to enter, though I have ready some mixed feelings reviews...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BananaLu
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This place is good to go to to get more knowledge/history of the area and of Isan, but it is also heavily about the history of buddhism =, which one can honestly learn about all throughout Thailand. If it weren't for this, the cultural center...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank curlylekan
Reviewed March 4, 2017

This is great building that stands out in an otherwise ordinary city. The building houses a hotel which has very dated rooms but with a low cost. In the basement there is a "folk" museum which was interesting but all the signs were in Thai...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 732neilb
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

From the outside, the impression is spectacular. Once inside, it rapidly becomes rather tired. Hotel rooms were "ok" but, what coukd have been fabulous was actually mundane. Breakfast was nonexistant. The museum has great potential but...

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MNL893
Reviewed May 31, 2016

The building itself is a piece of art itself - grand and ornate. The museum on the first floor is bigger than we expected and full of well-written English history plaques (though many of the item description signs were only in Thai). Quiet and no...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank barileetraveling
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Head to the basement of Ubon Cultural Center where you can visit a Isaan museum. Although not properly maintained (fused light bulbs, spider web, dust, etc), this free museum provides some interesting insights into the Isaan culture.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank For_Elsie
Reviewed March 12, 2016

The architecture you see in the photo is actually a hotel- the museum is in the basement, accessible from the main lobby or a side entrance. No fees, but you can make donations. Inside, you find a well-documented history of the Isan people of the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Alicia E
Reviewed February 26, 2016

This centre has a museum showing the history of Issan. It's a bit unkempt with no guides. The building is stunning with great gardens.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Chrisj1947
Reviewed February 20, 2016

An architecturally interesting spot with good facilities for hosting events (weddings, parties, business presentations etc.).

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank skfnewman
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Starting by saying that this is a very beautiful building and only for that it worths a visit! The museum of the History of Isan People and Isan territory is in the basement of this Cultural Center. The Museum is very interesting and very organised,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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