Category: Si Sa Ket Province

Noted for its numerous Khmer-style religious temples scattered all over the province, Si Sa Ket is one of the most well-known destinations in northeastern Thailand, with its location about 571 kilometers from Bangkok. It borders with Ubon Ratchathani in the east and Democratic Kampuchea in the south.

Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai

Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai

THAI NAME: วัดสระกำแพงใหญ่
LOCATION: Uthumphon Phisai District in Si Sa Ket Province
GPS: 15.101659 104.127817

Prasat Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai is the largest and best-preserved Khmer temple complex in Si Sa Ket. It’s main structure features three stupas on the same base made of brick and sandstone. It is thought that the structure was erected around the 10th Century during the reign of King Suriyaworaman, one of the great Khmer rulers. It was originally a shrine dedicated to Shiva, it was then later converted to a Mahayana Buddhist temple in the 13th Century.

Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai

Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai is just two Kilometers away from the Uthumphon Phisai district office, is located on a high slope on the edge of the Ban Sa Kamphaeng village.

Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai

Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai

Wat Sa Kamphaeng Yai

Princess Mother Park

1 Km. from the province on Kasikam Road,the park is location in Si Sa Ket Agricultural College, Tambon Nong Khron, Amphoe Muang. It is constructed in honour of the Princess Mother on her 80th birthday anniversary

Prang Ku

a millennium-old Khmer sanctuary in Amphoe Prang Ku, is erected with large bricks similar to the style of Prasat Si Khoraphum in Surin.

Namtok Samrong Kiat

16 kilometers from Amphoe Khun Han, is a medium-sized waterfall. The water cascades down through many levels to a clear pool below, ideal for swimming. The surrounding area is shady with vines and tropical flora.

Namtok Huai Chan

small yet beautiful waterfall, only twelve kilometers away from Amphoe Khun Han. Lush shrubberies and trees provide cool, shady relaxation on a picnic.

Khao Mo I Daeng

a mountain situated 80 kilometers to the south of Amphoe Kanthoralak, contains a Khmer rock bas-relief depicting a row of three sitting persons. The bas-relief can be traced back over 1,000 years. From here, the famous stone sanctuary of Khao Phra Wihan can be seen topping the next mountain 1 kilometer away.

Handicraft Shopping

Souvenirs and handcrafted products of Si Sa Ket including quality silk and cotton from Amphoe Uthumphon Phisai and basketwork and miniature carts from Amphoe Khu Khan are all available at souvenir shops in Si Sa Ket.