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Places to visit in Roi Et

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What to see in Roi Et

People mainly come to Roi ET to see the great standing Buddha located at Wat Buraphaphiram. Otherwise, the Somdet Phra Sri Nakharin Phalanchai Park in the middle of lake is a nice place to relax and discover a beautiful walking Buddha statue. Wat Klang Ming Muang whose ordination hall has outdoor murals is also interesting. One of the buildings has a staircase to the top and offers a beautiful 360 degrees view over Roi Et and the Great Buddha.
Otherwise, 70 km from Roi Et, is the Wat Pha Nam Yoi (also called Wat Pha Thep Prasit Namthip Wanaram), probably the most beautiful temple in the province.

Must-visits in Roi Et

Wat Buraphaphiram Roi Et

Wat Buraphaphiram

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My opinion :
Its giant standing Buddha image which is nearly 60 meters high is the best known monument in Roi Et. It is also the largest of its kind in Thailand and the statue makes the city all around the country.
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Other visits suggestions in Roi Et

  • Roi Et National Museum
    This museum will interested those who want to know more about Isan (North-Eastern region of Thailand), see antiques objects and learn a little more about the silk weaving (open from 9 am to 4 pm from Wednesday to Sunday - Entrance fee : 100 THB)
  • Wat Pa Non Sawan
    There are hundreds of colorful sculptures (dragons, turtles, Hindu gods, scenes from hell ...). An surprising place located 30km east of Roi Et.
  • Roi Et Aquarium
    The place is quite small, but the underrwater tunnel should delighted children. Roi Et Aquarium has 24 small reservoirs and a large one with a capacity of 400 cubic meters housing freshwater fishes from the region (open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Entrance fee: 30 THB).

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Kung Krabaen Bay Royal Development Study Center

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Watch dugongs

These marine mammals are a protected species. They are a bit like the emblem of Koh Libong. The island is known for being a place where you can easily see them.


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Ban Sao Luang weaving village

Ban Sao Luang weaving village

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Wat Chai Wattanaram

Wat Chai Wattanaram

Khmer-style temple outside the city. It can be accessed by longtail (boat) from the Chankasem Palace Pier.


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