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Buriram , places of Interest around the Province

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Lower Northeastern Cultural Centre:  The Centre collects and exhibits artefacts and precious historical objects, folk art and archaeological evidence. It is also the resource centre for conducting research.


The Monument of King Rama I: The monument was built in 1996 to honour King Rama I who founded Buri Ram while he was serving as Somdet Phraya Maha Kasatsuek.


Khao Kradong Forest Park: This extinct volcano is now a relaxation spot. The top is 265 metres above sea level and it houses  - Phra Suphattharabophit -  a large Buddha image that is the symbol of Buri Ram.


Kradong Reservoir: From the entrance to Khao Kradong, there is a junction on the left side to Bunyanusat boy scout camp and a zoo.


Huai Talat Reservoir and Buri Ram Bird Park: A survey found more than 100 species of birds living in this area during the dry season which lasts from November to April.


Phanom Rung or, with its full name, Prasat Hin Phanom Rung (Phanom Rung Stone Castle), is a Khmer temple complex set on the rim of an extinct volcano at 1,320 feet above sea level, in Buriram province in the Isan region of Thailand. It was built in sandstone and late rite in the 10th to 13th centuries. It was a Hindu shrine dedicated to Shiva, and symbolises Mount Kailash, his heavenly dwelling .Thailand's Department of Fine Arts spent 17 years restoring the complex to its original state from 1971 till 1988. On 21 May, 1988, the park was officially opened by Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn In 2005, the temple was submitted to UNESCO for consideration as a future world heritage site.


Wat Khao Angkhan: Inside the temple compound, there are ruins of ancient monuments and sandstone boundary markers of the Dvaravati period. At present, it is one of the most beautiful and significant temples in Buri Ram.


Thung Laem Reservoir: It is a small reservoir which has been renovated into a recreational area with shelters for rest and relaxation. During the dry season, many species of waterfowl can be found at this reservoir.



Buri ram Page 4, more places to see around BuriRam