Promenade is alongside the Khong River in the municipal area.
It gives a good view across the river especially in the early morning
when the sun rises above the mountains.
That Phanom is about fifty kilometers from town proper. It
has not been conclusively proved when it was built. However according
to archaeologists, it is about 1,500 - year - old. Fifty - two meters
high; each of its rectangular bases measures 12.33 meters, and its decorative
top is made of gold weighing 110 kilograms. The annual Phra That Phanom
Fair is celebrated on the hill - moon evening of the 3rd Lunar month.
Thousands of worshippers flock to Nakhon Phanom to pay homage to this
most important religious shrine in the Northeast. Stalls and performances
staged throughout the 7 - day celebration.
That Renu Nakhon the main religious monument in Amphoe Reno
Nakhon about fifty kilometers from town, is similar to the Phra That Phanom
but in a smaller scale. Renu Nakhon boasts a market place not unlike Sun
Kamphaeng in Chiang Mai, with cotton, silk, dresses and quilted Blankets
as leading local products.
Tha Uten situated in Amphoe Tha Uthen has the likeness of Phrathat
Phanom. Its was built in 1912 A.D. to store a relic of the Lord Buddha
brought from Myanmar.
Tok Tat Kham Forest Park 7 kilometers from amphoe Ban Phaeng;
has been preserved in its natural beauty state and is where the rivers
originating from Phu Langka mountain meet in a confluence to form the
Huai Kham ricer. The river cascades through 4 steps of the fall before
continuing on its way to the Khong river.
Tok Tat Pho 5 kilometers from Nam Tok Tat Kham, can he reached
after 2 hour walk. The waterfall is from a river originating from Phu
Langka mountain and the area has its own natural beauty especially in
the rainy season.
Boat Procession held annually in October or November, the event
represents a traditional Loi Krathong ceremony of northeasterners marking
the end of the Buddhist Lent. The illuminated boats are made of banana
barks, bamboo or other floatable materials with a length of at least 6
meters. The boat is elaborately fashioned into various shapes. The procession
is staged in the streets during the day while at night, religious rites
will he observed. later, the boats will he illuminated and launched into