|Temples and Antiques|
| Wat Mahathat |
Located within in Muang municipality. It has existed ever since the beginning of the community of the original Ban Ta Singh, major ancient structures include the Phra Buddha Busayarat statue, the Phra That (holy relic) Yasothon and the Scripture Hall. Festivities and events place there.
Phra That Kong Khao Noi
The Phra Buddha Busayarat
Dong Muang Toey
Phra That Yasothon (Phra That Anon)
Mae Nam Chee Beach
Phu Thang Kwian
The village of Ban Si Than Pa Tiu
| Phraya Than Public Park |
The park is located on Chang sanit Road (Highway No.23) next to the Lam Tuan Reservoir. Small streams meander around the 18-Rai park which is made up of plots of flowers and decorative plants, a Sangkeet Sala (open-air stage), a children play-ground and a fitness park. The annual Bung Fai (rocket) fair is organized here by the municipality. (According to local belief, Phya Than is the God of Rain who must be presented with shooting rockets come the sixth month of the lunar calendar to ensure there will be regular rain). The park is also the venue for the annual short-boat races and the Songkran festival.
Phu Tham Phra
|Antiquitites Sites at Ban Song Puay|
| To reach Ban Song Puay, which is located in Kam Khuan Kaew district, proceed on for 25 kms. from Yasothon-Kam Khuan Kaew route along Highway No.23. Then take a right turn and proceed on for another 10 kms. Major sites and religious places of worship include:- |
Phra Buddha Roob Yai
The Chedi Containing Earth from Sangvejaniyasthan (sacred places).
Replica of the Holy Footprint
The Dong Muang Toey Ancient Ruins
Phra Buddha Baht Yasothon
Hoh Trai at Wat Sra Trainurak
The Ban Singh Ta Old community
| After the rice-harvesting season, villagers of Ban Sri Than turn their attention to the making of weaving and the famous Mon khit pillows, which are hugely popular among visitors. The village can be reached by going along the Yasothon-Pha Tiew-Anmat Charoen route for about 20 kms. out of town. Then at between markers Km. 18 and 19, take a right turn into an asphalt road for another 3 kms. |
Ban Toong Nang Oak
Ban Toong Nang Oak is within the Muang district about 8 kms. from town proper on Highway No.2169 (Yasothon-Kud Chum). The community is noted for its basketry products used as household utensils and as gift items.
Ban Na Samai
Posted by Kornwalai L. at Tuesday, September 23, 2008