Category: Maha Sarakham Province

Located in the middle of the Northeast region, Maha Sarakham is 475 kilometers from Bangkok.

Mongkhon Standing Buddha

is the principal Buddha image of Maha Sarakham, also of the Dvaravati Period. Made of red sandstone, and located in Amphoe Kantharawichai, it is believed to have been cast at the same time as the Phra Phuttha Ming Muang. Legend has it that ever since the two images have been in existence, rainfall has been plentiful and regular.

Phra That Na Dun

located in Amphoe Na Dun about 65 kilometers from town, is an important monument of the ancient city named “Nakhon Chanpasi”, more than one hundred years old. Its surrounding area is allocated to be a shady arboretum.

Ban I San Museum

Situated near Phar That Na Dun, Amphoe Na Dun, the museum puts on an exhibition of the northeasterners’ Iifestyle in the form of local houses installed with implements, northeastern musical instruments as well as carts of different periods.

Ban Nong Khuan

Local Woven Cloth is hand-made by villagers of Ban Nong Khuan, about 14 kilometers from town along the route to Amphoe Kosum Phisai. Silk and cotton here are woven in delicate designs and are put on sale in souvenir shops in Maha Sarakham.