Bueng Phlan Chai
This is a large lake with an island in the middle. The lake is regarded
as the symbol of Roi Et. The area has a public park and is the site
of the city shrine.
Wat Burapha Phiram
This temple is situated in town and has the
tallest Buddha image in the giving blessing posture in Thailand.
This is another provincial symbol. The image is called Phra Phuttha
Ratta Mongkhon Maha Muni, or called Luang Pho Yai by locals. The
67-metre-high image is concrete with reinforced steel. The base
is a museum. To the west is an old city moat where the revered Chao
Pho Mahesak Shrine is located.
Ku Ka Sing
Ku Ka Sing can be reached by taking a branch road off the Kaset
Wisai-Suwannaphum road for 10 kilometres. The other way is by taking
the Roi Et-Surin route to Ku Phra Ko Na and then a right-hand road
for 18 kilometres. Ku Ka Sing is a large Khmer structure built in
the 16th Buddhist century. It consists of 3 pagodas on the same
base. This base has elaborate designs. Many statues and lintels
are kept in the province’s museum.
Pha Nam Yoi Forest Park
This forest park is at Ban Khok Klang, northeast of Nong Phok district
office. To get there, take Highway No. 2044 and 2136 for 62 kilometres.
The park has a steep cliff that rises about 200 metres. Water seeps
down the entire year. The area is a thick jungle teeming with wildlife.