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Sirinthon Dam
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Operating time : 24 Hour

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Ubon Ratchathani

Sirindhorn Dam is a stone dam filled with clay. It is constructed to divide the Dom Noi River, which is a branch of the Mun River, at Kaeng Chae Noi in Chong Mek Sub-district, Sirindhorn District, Ubon Ratchathani Province. The establishment started in 1968 and finished in 1971. It is currently under the responsibility of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand. Apart from its advantage to produce electricity, Sirindhorn Dam is also an important tourist attraction in Ubon Ratchathani Province. Sirindhorn has a very spectacular scenery. The main activity here is undoubtedly admiring the view of the dam above its ridge. Besides, inside the dam, there is “Sirindhorn Garden,” which the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand built to glorify Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in the occasion of her third round birthday anniversary in 1990. Sirindhorn Garden is situated on the left side of the dam ridge, next to the reservoir. The area covers around 40 Rai. It is generally shady with large and small plants and is a suitable place for relaxation. Inside the garden, the interesting things are the sculptures of 3 elephants, playing the Thai xylophone, fiddle, and flute. These three are the princess’ favorite musical instruments. At the garden, there are poem inscribed at many places for the visitors to search for. Other services which Sirindhorn Dam provides for the tourists are restaurants, accommodation guaranteed by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, and golf court for those who are interested in playing sports. Direction: From the city center of Ubon Ratchathani Province, take the highway number 24 to Warin Chamrap District. After that, take the highway number 217 to Sirindhorn District. The entrance of Sirindhorn Dam is on the left side of the highway number 217. It is not far from the city center of Sirindhorn District.  

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How to get there

motorists can use Highway 217, turn right at Km. 71 and keep going for another 500 metres. The dam is 70 kms. from Amphoe Mueang.

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