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  Pha Taem National Park

 

Thailand

Pha Taem National Park in Ubon Ratchathani covers a total area of 340 square kilometers and has many attractions.

 

The picture above shows Sao Chaliang, i.e. natural rock formations in the shape of mushrooms, and the photo on the right features Hin Taek, a hill known as the Broken Rock.

 

  Pha Taem National Park

 

  Pha Taem National Park

 

The park is named after a steep cliff from which the earliest sunrise in the country can daily be observed...

 

 

Besides this, it has a cave and a walking trail, that leads to a series of prehistoric paintings, which are estimated to be between 1,000 and 3,000 years old.

 

  Pha Taem National Park

 

  Pha Taem National Park

 

The paintings, all in a rusty red colour, are found on the lower base of the cliff along the Mekhong river. They include aquatic animals and mammals, as well as some other objects.