Bo Phan Khan Rattanasophon The park which was set up to commemorate the 50th Anniversary
Celebrations of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne is situated inside Wat Bo Phan
Khan Rattanasophon. It is also where the beautiful image of Phra Phuttha Sahatsakhantha
Mahamuninat is located. To get there: Take the Roi Et / Phanom Phrai route from
King Amphoe Nong Hi to Tambon Den Rat. It is about 85 km. from Roi Et.
Wat Pa Non Sawan It is a huge temple built from the abbot’s omen. It was embellished
and decorated with local earthenware, so it looks strikingly eye catching. The entrance
the multi tiered Chedi represents Hanuman’s mouth. Each floor of the Chedi has murals
illustrating the life of the Lord Buddha. At the temple’s gate, there are two huge
which looks like Khmer or Indian art. To get there: Take the Roi Et / Thawat Buri
Road. It is about 13 km. from Thawat Buri district and about 30 km. from Roi Et town.
The entrance is on the right side.
Pha Nam Yoi or Issan Buddhist Park It covers a forest with wide varieties of hardwood
trees and is home to various kinds of wild animals. On the hill is situated Wat Pha
Namthip Thep Prasit Wanaram. The temple houses Phra Mahachedi Chai Mongkhon, one
of Thailand’s largest Chedi’s.
The large stone cliff is situated at Ban Khok Klang, Tambon Pha Nam Yoi. It borders
Nong Sung district of Mukdahan province and Kuchi Narai district of Kalasin province.
The total area is about 20,000 rai. It covers a forest with wide varieties of hardwood
trees and is home to various kinds of wild animals such as boar, barking deer, deer,
red jungle fowl, etc. Pha Nam Yoi rises 200 metres from the ground level, and 380-500
metres abovesea level. On the hill is situated Wat Pha Namthip Thep Prasit Wanaram,
which covers an area of 2,500 rai.
The temple was built by Phra Achan Si Maha Wiro, a follower of Phra Achan Man Phurithat.
The temple houses Phra Mahachedi Chai Mongkhon, one of Thailand’s largest chedis
that was designed by the Fine Arts Department. The white Chedi is embellished with
golden motifs, and surrounded by smaller chedis at the eight directions. The large
Chedi is 101 metres wide, 101 metres long, and 101 metres high situated on a piece
of land with an area of 101 rai. It houses the relics of the Lord Buddha and is beautifully
decorated with a mixture of an ancient and contemporary-style of art. This Phra Mahachedi
Chai Mongkhon is situated in the compound of Wat Pha Namthip Thep Prasit Wanaram.
Roi Et Province, Thailand, Pha Nam Yoi, or Issan Buddhist Park, Wat Pa Non Sawan