Buddhist Temple in Roi Et

Wat Burapha

The enormous standing Buddha towering above Roi Et's squat skyline is Phra Phuttha Ratana Mongkon Mahamuni (Luang Po Yai for short), the main attraction at this temple. Despite being of little artistic significance,…
Buddhist Temple in Roi Et

Wat Neua

This temple in the northern quarter of town has a peaceful ambience. It's known for its 1200-year-old brick chedi from the Dvaravati period, which has an unusual four-cornered bell-shaped form that's rare in Thailan…
Museum in Roi Et

Roi Et National Museum

This interesting museum gives equal billing to ancient artefacts and Isan culture. The 3rd floor features silk weaving, including a good display showing the materials used to produce natural-dye fabrics. There are a…
Aquarium in Roi Et

Roi Et Aquarium

This little aquarium with a walk-through tunnel houses fish found around Isan. Most of the tanks are rather plain and sad, but the walk-through tank has some rather large river fish. If you don't have a chance to se…
Buddhist Temple in Roi Et

Wat Klang Ming Muang

The first thing most people notice about this old temple, which dates to the late Ayuthaya era, is the unusual four-storey tower at the back, but the real gems are the old Isan-style paintings on the exterior of the…
Park in Roi Et

Bueng Phalan Chai

Walking paths criss-cross the attractive, shady island and attract the usual crowd of doting couples, students, joggers and picnickers. The beloved walking Buddha statue is on the north side and the lak meuang is to…
Landmark in Roi Et

City Gate

This recently built gate is an impressive sight.
Buddhist Temple in Roi Et

Wat Sa Thong

Wat Sa Thong has an unusual Sangkachai Buddha image that is said to be at least 200 years old, but its origins are clouded in mystery.
Shrine in Roi Et

Lak Meuang

The city pillar is attractively located right on the bank of Bueng Phalan Chai.
Monument in Roi Et

Walking Buddha Statue