LIST OF ATTRACTIONS IN BURIRAM PROVINCE AND DISTANCES FROM BURIRAM CITY
Often, attractions in Buriram aren’t marked with signage indicatingÂ location and should signage exist, it may not be in English language.Â Â It is recommended to speak to locals for specific directions to those locations listed without directions or outbound links.
ANG KEP NAM SANAM BIN RESERVOIR (à¹€à¸‚à¸•à¸«à¹‰à¸²à¸¡à¸¥à¹ˆà¸²à¸ªà¸±à¸•à¸§à¹Œà¸›à¹ˆà¸²à¸à¹ˆà¸²à¸‡à¹€à¸à¹‡à¸šà¸™à¹‰à¸³à¸ªà¸™à¸²à¸¡à¸šà¸´à¸™)Â 36 km
Ang Kep Nam Sanam Bin Reservoir is located on the way to Amphoe Prakhon Chai. The reservoir is praised for its birdwatching, particularly between the months ofÂ November to April. The office is located on the left side of the road.Â Hunting is prohibited.
ANCIENT KILN SITE (à¹à¸«à¸¥à¹ˆà¸‡à¹€à¸•à¸²à¹‚à¸šà¸£à¸²à¸“)Â 75 km
Archaeologists found ancient kilns and ceramics during their surveys. The kilns date from around the 9th â€“ 10th century and served as a production centre for Khmer ceramics supplying other cities.
ANCIENT STONE QUARRY (à¹à¸«à¸¥à¹ˆà¸‡à¸«à¸´à¸™à¸•à¸±à¸”)Â 71 km
This quarry was used by the ancient Khmer for construction materials when they built thei Hindu sanctuaries in the lower Northeastern.Â It is located 7 km from Amphoe Ban Kruat on the Ban Kruat-Lahan Sai Road.
BIG BUDDHA IMAGE (à¸žà¸£à¸°à¸žà¸¸à¸—à¸˜à¸£à¸¹à¸›à¹ƒà¸«à¸à¹ˆ) (PHRA PHUTTHARUP PATIMA SANTAYAPHIROM SATUEK UDOM RATSADON NIMITMANIN)Â 40 km
This attraction is a big standing Buddha image on the bank of the Mun River, opposite the Satuek District Office.
HUAI TALAT RESERVOIR AND BURIRAM BIRD PARK (à¸à¹ˆà¸²à¸‡à¹€à¸à¹‡à¸šà¸™à¹‰à¸³à¸«à¹‰à¸§à¸¢à¸•à¸¥à¸²à¸”à¹à¸¥à¸°à¸ªà¸§à¸™à¸™à¸à¸šà¸¸à¸£à¸µà¸£à¸±à¸¡à¸¢à¹ŒÂ 12 km
A survey found more than 100 species of birds lived in the area during the dry season, which lasts from November to April.Â To get there, take Road 219 (Buriram to Prakhon Chai Road) for 12 kilometres and take a left-handed road for 2 kilometres.
This extinct volcano is now a popular picnic site. The top is 265 metres above sea level and houses “Phra Suphattharabophit”, a large Buddha figure that is the symbol of Buriram.
From the entrance to Khao Kradong, a junction on the left takes you to “Bunyanusat” boy scout camp and a zoo.
KU SUAN TAENG (à¸à¸¹à¹ˆà¸ªà¸§à¸™à¹à¸•à¸‡)Â 74 km
Ku Suan Taeng is a Khmer architectural site, comprising three brick prangs lying from north to south, on the same laterite base.
LAM NANG RONG DAM (à¹€à¸‚à¸·à¹ˆà¸à¸™à¸¥à¸³à¸™à¸²à¸‡à¸£à¸à¸‡) 114 km
The Lam Nang Rong Dam is an earthen dam with an asphalt road along the crest with an expansive view.Â It is located in Amphoe Non Din Daeng.
THE MONUMENT OF KING RAMA I (à¸žà¸£à¸°à¸šà¸£à¸¡à¸£à¸²à¸Šà¸²à¸™à¸¸à¸ªà¸²à¸§à¸£à¸µà¸¢à¹Œà¸žà¸£à¸°à¸šà¸²à¸—à¸ªà¸¡à¹€à¸”à¹‡à¸ˆà¸žà¸£à¸°à¸žà¸¸à¸—à¸˜à¸¢à¸à¸”à¸Ÿà¹‰à¸²à¸ˆà¸¸à¸¬à¸²à¹‚à¸¥à¸)
The monument, which lies within Buriram City boundaries was built in 1996 to honour King Rama I who founded the city of Buriram while he was serving as Somdet Phraya Maha Kasatsuek.Â It is found on Road 219, leading to Prakhon Chai.
Prasat Hin Phanom Rung is a Hindu shrine dedicated to the God Shiva. On the occasion of the Thai Heritage Conservation Day in 1988, Phanom Rung Historical Park was officially opened by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on May 21.
Phra Chao Yai Wat Hong is an old Lao-style Buddha image in the posture of subduing Mara, which was built during the late Ayutthaya period, or around the 18th century.Â It is located Amphoe Phutthaisong.
Prasat Hin Mueang Tam is a Khmer-period sanctuary with outstanding architecture.
PRASAT NONG HONG (à¸›à¸£à¸²à¸ªà¸²à¸—à¸«à¸™à¸à¸‡à¸«à¸‡à¸ªà¹Œ) Â 114 km
Prasat Nong Hong is a small Khmer archaeological site comprising three prangs made from brick on a single laterite base. It is located near the Laem Nang Rong dam. ItÂ is dated from the 16th Buddhist century.
PRASAT WAT KHOK NGIO (à¸›à¸£à¸²à¸ªà¸²à¸—à¸§à¸±à¸”à¹‚à¸„à¸à¸‡à¸´à¹‰à¸§)Â 76 km
Prasat Wat Khok Ngio is a Khmer stone sanctuary located behind Wat Khok Ngio, and it once served as an “Arogayasala” or a hospital.
RAO SU MONUMENT (à¸à¸™à¸¸à¸ªà¸²à¸§à¸£à¸µà¸¢à¹Œà¹€à¸£à¸²à¸ªà¸¹à¹‰)Â 110 km
Rao Su MonumentÂ was built in 1979 to commemorate the brave undertakings of civilians, police officers and soldiers who lost their lives during battles with communists who obstructed the construction of this strategic route. It is located in Non Din Daeng.
Amphoe Na Pho is a silk weaving village, especially “Mudmi” silk, which has received support for their development of skills, the standard of production, and their patterns and colours from the Royal Folk Arts and Craft Centre under the royal patronage of HM Queen Sirikit.
THUNG LAEM RESERVOIR (à¸à¹ˆà¸²à¸‡à¹€à¸à¹‡à¸šà¸™à¹‰à¸³à¸—à¸¸à¹ˆà¸‡à¹à¸«à¸¥à¸¡)
This small reservoir site has been renovated into a recreational area with shelters for rest and relaxation. Many species of waterfowl can be found here during the dry season months.Â Thung Laem Reservoir is beside Highway No.24, 4 km. from Amphoe Nang Rong at the Ban Hak intersection.
Inside the temple of Wat Khao Angkhan compound are ruins of ancient buildings and sandstone boundary markers which date back to the pre-Khmer Dvaravati period. It is one of the most beautiful and important temples in the province.