Cultural Center situated in the Buriram Rajabhat Institute,
was built to protect and preserve the unique culture of Lower Iran and
to he the museum for alts and artifacts.
Bird Park is located at the Huai Talat reservoir, 15 kilometers
from the town center on BuriramI'rakhon Chai road. The park is an ideal
place for bird watchers. Various kinds of birds migrate to this reservoir
during November and April every year.
Rung Historical Park is located between Amphoe Nang Rong and
Amphoe Prakhon Chai at the right-turn on Km. 83-84 of Highway No. 24 and
twelve kilometers further on. The well-known Prasat Hin Phanom Rung is
on the top of the Phanom Rung Mount. It is a walled-in enclosure, with
both the door frames and walls carved in beautiful desings of Lophuri
Period style with Khmer influence. It is thought that it was originaly
built as an idol temple according to Brahminic belief. Within the Prasat,
or castle, is a throne hall built in the 12th century A.D. The beauty
of the main prang of Phanom Rung lies not only in its plan, but in the
vibrant stone carvings which cover large parts of the temple. Many lintels
and pediments depict episodes from Indian texts such as the Ramayana,
the Mahabharata, and the Puranas.
Hin Muang Tam is located some 18 kilometers from Prasat Hin
Phanom Rung. The sanctuary is also walled in. Within the compound are
four ponds while the structure itself was made of old-style bricks. Door
frames, wall surfaces and stone surfaces in the ponds are carved in beautiful
designs. It is believed to have been constricted in the 11 th century.
Sawai and Tao Nai Chian Ancient Kilns located 5 and 10 kilometers
away from Amphoe Ban Kmat, have been excavated by the Fine Arts Department.The
kilns had keen used in the production of glazed potteries during the period
of Khmer dominance in this arcs, about the 9th to the 12th centuries AD.
Ku Suan Taeng is located at Tamhon Thong Luang in Amphoe Phutthaisong.
The three pagodas were erected of brick and mor tar in the Khmer style.
Their door panels are carved depicting episodes from the epic of Ramakian
(Ramayana). The etquisitely calved relief. Nat ai Bantomisin, once stolen
and sold abroad. has now hem returned and kept at the National Museum
Suphatthara Bophit is enshrined atop Khao Kradong Mount, about
six kilometers from town on the Buri Ram - Prakhon Chai Highway A winding
road lords up to the mount top. A replica of the holy Footprint is also
Traditional Boat Races This annual regatta is staged on the
Mun River in Amphoc Smirk during the first weekend of November. Celebrations
include precessions and cultural performances as well as elephants swimming