Phu Phra Bat Historical Park - It displays the civilisation of mankind and changes
in landscape of which structure is mostly composed of sandstone having been eroded
by nature to become rock formations of different sizes and patterns. There are various
interesting places as evidence of human life in the past:
Phra Phutthabat Bua Bok - This Buddha’s footprint, built during 1920 – 1934. The
plant was abundant in the area where the Buddha’s footprint was found, so it has
become the name of the place, or the name may originate from the words “Bo Bok, which
mean not being dry.
Phra Phutthabat Lang Tao - This Buddha’s footprint is around 25 cm deep in the rocky
ground and has a lotus image carved in relief in the centre. Since it is behind a
stone shelter that looks like a turtle (Tao), the footprint is called Phra Phuttabat
Caves and Stone Shelters - These caves were presumed to be a shelter of people in
the Stone Age, and they drew figures of things, such as humans, hand, animals, and
geometric designs, found in the caves. Stone shelters beautifully created by nature
include Khok Ma Thao Barot, Ho Nang Usa, and Bo Nam Nang Usa.
Phra Phutthabat Bua Ban - This is a site where there is an ancient Buddha’s footprint
housed in the Ubosot (ordination hall). Many pieces of Bai Sema (boundary stone)
were excavated here.
Wat Pa Ban Kho - Here, there is Phra Maha That Chedi Chaloem Barami Phra Nawamin,
a pagoda that contains Lord Buddha’s relics. The temple is ideal for practitioners
of Dharma (Buddha’s teachings).
Na Yung – Nam Som National Park - This national park is located in Ban Sawang, Mu
2, Tambon Na Yung. Attractions of the park are:
Namtok Yung Thong - This waterfall is located on the ridge of Mount Phu Phan and
Mount Phu Ya U, around 500 m from the park headquarters. Its stream flows along attractive
complicated boulders amid the greenery of trees.
Pha Daeng Viewpoint - is a high steep sandstone cliff overlooking a beautiful panoramic
view. Not far from Pha Daeng, there is a small cave where Luang Pu Man Phurithatto
used to stay for insight development.
Ban Chiang National Museum - It is an important historical site of Northeast Thailand
and Southeast Asia. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
(UNESCO) registered the site as a World Heritage Site of history at Carthage. The
museum is divided into three parts:
Wat Pho Si Nai Excavation Pit - This features an open museum, the first of its
kind in Thailand. There is a permanent exhibition of archaeological excavation to
witness art objects in layers of soil; most of them are earthenware being buried
with the corpses.