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Ban Na Jork

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Ban Na Jork

Ban Na Jork is a beautiful Thai -Vietnamese friendship village in the western region of Nakhon Phanom. The village is famous for being the residence of Ho Chi Minh back in the 1920’s. It is a throwback to traditional times with magnificent buildings and farmhouses well preserved for you to explore.

The village was once a safe house for Ho Chi Minh, an ex-president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, during 1924 -1931 when he led the war for Vietnam’s independence. The village is shady with various plants. Vietnamese cuisine is available. Ban Na Jork is located at Km. 237-238 on Highway 22 (Nakhon Phanom – Sakon Nakhon).

Ban Na Jork

Ban Na Jork

Interesting

  • Old buildings in the village, which have been preserved including Ho Chi Minh’s house
  • Ethnic museum, a base for historical studies and various cultural products, including OTOP goods
  • Home stay service available for students and tourists along with a center to coordinate the placement of Thai students in Vietnam

Accommodation

  • Homestay

Activities

  • Bike riding, fishing, Ho Chi Minh’s house, information centre.
  • Visit the historical sites and cycle around the city
  • Taste food in many noodle shops and Vietnamese restaurants along the streets

Best time

All year round

Getting there

The village lies around 15-20 minutes outside of the city centre and is located on the Sakhon Nakhon highway.

By car: Drive from the town of Nakhon Phanom, take Highway No.22 to Sakon Nakhon and then go further to Udonthan until reaching the direction sign of Thai-Vietnamese Friendship Village.

Contact

66 (0) 4252 2430

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