Si Mongkhon Tai is the temple where Mukdahan's ancient and
most revered image of Buddha is enshrined. It is situated in town on the
hank of Mekhong River near the immigration check-point. Within its compound,
there are shops selling souvenirs and products from Laos. Boat service
is available at nearby pier for sightseeing along the Mekhong River. To
cross the border to Laos, tourists are required to hold passports visaed
by the Embassy of the Lao P.D.R. in Bangkok.
PhoYai a Buddha image in the gesture of giving the First Sermon
seated on a hilltop within the precincts of Wat Phu Dan Tae (Wat Phuttho
Thammatharo). The Wat is accessible by I Highway 212, a distance of 33
kilometers from the province via Amphoe Nikhom Khan Soi.
Mu Forest Park located on highway 212 with a turn between km.128-129.
Phu Mu is a low hill topped with a large plateau in Amphoe Nikhom Kham
Soi. The park is 353 meters above sea level and covers an area of about
4 square kilometers. It was established as a park area in 1980. Phu MU
was once home of wild boars but now is a location from where a wide view
of Mukdahan can be appreciated.
National Park with an office situated on Mukdahan-Don Tan route
with a right turn between Km. 14 - 15, the park was established in December
1984 and covers a total area of some 52 square kilometers including Phu
Mano, Hui Chom Nang, Phu Chom Si, Phu Mak Yang, fhu Rang, Phu Kham Mak
Mi, Phu Tham Phra, Phu Pha Thoep, Phu Nang t long, and Phu Lak Se. Most
of the area is covered with Dipterocarps Forests and Mixed Deciduous Forests.
Attractions in the park are strangely shaped rocks and colourful wild
flowers in early winter.
Sa Dok Bua National Park About 50 kms, from town along the
Don Tan - Loeng Nok Tha route, tourist spots include rock paintings at
Phu Pha Taem, scenic spots on high cliffs, and wild flowers blooming all
around towards the and of the rainy season.