Sirindhorn Museum

Sirindhorn Museum, located in Amphoe Sahatsakhan, is Southeast Asia’s most complete dinosaur museum. It showcases the origin of life and the universe, life evolution, and the dinosaur era to the birth of humans. The museum offers a unique opportunity for visitors to closely observe the working of researchers through the dinosaur fossil research. Visitors can also study the operation room and witness the real excavation pit where the fossils of dinosaur bones of almost a complete body of “Phuwiangosaurus Sirindhornae,” a new dinosaur species of the world, were first unearthed in Thailand.

Rongsi Market

Rongsi Market, located in Amphoe Mueang, is not just a regular market but also a shopping and unique local food center. Visitors can find various dinosaur-themed dishes such as Khao Chi Dinosaur, Pa Thong Ko Dinosaur, and Roti Dinosaur. The market also serves as a performing stage for music, arts, and a variety of events. Open daily between 8.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m., Rongsi Market offers a vibrant and lively atmosphere for both locals and tourists.

Wat Phuttha Nimit (Phu Khao)

Wat Phuttha Nimit, located in Amphoe Sahatsakhan, is a temple that comprises beautiful architectural buildings and art objects. One of the highlights of this temple is the old “Phra Phuttha Saiyat” Buddha image, which is a left-sided reclining Buddha image without radiance. Another attraction is the wooden ubosot called “Ubosot Mai,” which is beautifully carved into a three-dimensional picture and a low relief picture. The sanctuary, known as “Wihan Sangkha Nimit,” preserves Buddha figures and rare amulets. The stupa, called “Phra Mahathat Chedi Phuttha Nimit,” weighs 30 kilograms and enshrines the Buddha’s relics from five countries: Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Myanmar.

Wat Wang Kham

Wat Wang Kham, located in Amphoe Khao Wong, is a temple that showcases a wide range of Lan Xang architecture. The temple features Sim Thai Mueang Wang, an exquisite Lan Xang ubosot, and Phrathat Chao Ku. One of the main attractions is the sermon hall, which houses “Luangpu Wang Kham,” a Lan Xang art principal Buddha image with a pulpit built in an original design. The temple reflects the rich history and cultural heritage of the region.

Luangpho Ong Dam, Wat Klang

Luangpho Ong Dam, located in Wat Klang in Amphoe Mueang, is an important old bronze cast Buddha image. It has a 51 cm width span across the lap and features elegant Buddhist characters. The local people usually take the image on parade to ask for rain whenever there is drought. The image holds great significance for the community and is a symbol of hope and prosperity.

Phrathat Yakhu

Phrathat Yakhu, located in Amphoe Kamalasai, is an ancient octagonal-shaped stupa built from bricks. The construction history of the stupa spans three eras. The lowest base was built in the Dvaravati period, while the octagonal-shaped base in the upper part, which was built over the former one, is in the Ayutthaya style period. The bell-shaped body and top were built in the Rattanakosin period. The stupa is surrounded by boundary markers carved with bas reliefs of the Buddha’s story. According to local beliefs, the stupa houses the relic of a well-respected monk master.

Ban Phon Phraewa Silk Weaving Village

Ban Phon Phraewa Silk Weaving Village, located in Amphoe Kham Muang, is a cultural village of the Phu Thai ethnic group. It is known for its exquisite Phraewa silk weaving, which is nationally recognized as the “Queen of Silk.” The village has a long history of silk weaving, which was initially done for personal use. However, after Queen Sirikit showed interest in Phraewa silk weaving during her visit in 1987, the art form gained recognition and popularity. Today, the village is a center for silk production and offers visitors a chance to witness the intricate process of silk weaving.

Ban Khok Kong Phu Thai Cultural Village

Ban Khok Kong Phu Thai Cultural Village, located in Amphoe Kuchi Narai, is a learning center for the Phu Thai ethnic group’s culture and traditions. Visitors can explore various traditional practices such as Mo Yao ritual making, Phu Thai shirt handicraft, bamboo wickerwork, Khan Mak Beng needlework, and folk musical and cultural performances. The village provides an immersive experience into the unique traditions and way of life of the Phu Thai people.

Ban Kut Wa Phu Thai Cultural Village

Ban Kut Wa Phu Thai Cultural Village, also located in Amphoe Kuchi Narai, is another learning center focused on the Malai Mai Phai handicraft work. This traditional craft is tied to the Bun Khao Sak and Bun Khao Pradap Din traditions, which are part of the Hit Sip Song tradition of Isan. The village is also known for originating the one and only Bang Fai Talai Lan Festival (Rocket Festival) in Thailand. Visitors can learn about the unique cultural practices and witness the craftsmanship of the local artisans.

Dinoroad Community

Dinoroad Community, located close to Sirindhorn Museum, is a community that collaborates with the people of Amphoe Sahatsakhan to create tourism activities. Visitors can participate in various cultural experiences such as weaving reed mats in a dinosaur pattern, making Khanom Lep Dinosaur dessert, and enjoying Conga folk dance shows. The community also serves as a shopping center for various locally-made products, allowing visitors to support local artisans and take home unique souvenirs.

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