Naresuan the Great Statue situated in the town, is erected
to commemorate the time in 1574 when the King and his army stopped over
here on the way to assist a Burmese force attacking Vientiane.
Tham Suwannakhuha commonly called Wat Tham was constricted
in 1572 by a king of Vientiane. The temple is located in Amphoe Suwannakhuha
about 50 kilometers from Nong Bua Lam Phu.
Tham Klong Phen located at the toot of the Min Phan mountain
chain 13 kilometers from Nong Bua Lam Phu, is peaceful and ideal place
for those who seek mental tranquility. The temple used to he the meditation
place for Phra Achan Luang Pu Khao Analayo who is revered by Thais nationwide.
In the temple grounds, there are a cave housing an ancient two faced drum,
a stone engraved Buddha image and the Luang Pu Khao Museum where a collection
of his utensils and a statue of Luang Pit Kao are displayed for Buddhists
to see and workship.
Cave is a large cave in Amphoe Na Mang. Its entrance is very
much higher than ground level and calving stairway of 107 steps ascends
from the base of the hill to the mouth of the cave. The interior resembles
a large hall, capable of accommodating hundreds of people. Stalagmites
and stalactites create an exotic beauty. This cave has an opening onto
a high cliff overlooking the picturesque fields below.
WatPa an ancient place of worship at Amphoe Non Sang, is believed
to have been built during the time when the Khmer people dominated the
Kao and Phu Phan Kham National Park was set up in 1985 covering
an area of 322 square kilometres. The park's office is located by the
lake shore, a part of Ubolratana Dam by Phu Phan Kham in Amphoe Non Sang.
Phu Phan Kham is a mountain chain stretching from nosh to south, that
is from Nong Bua Lam Phu to Ubolratana Dam. The lake also sewer as a fish
breeding ground and is a popular fishing area. Tourists may stay in the
camping area or in the National Park's bungalows.
Phu Kao consist
of nine mountains. They are rich in flora and Fauna. There are waterfalls,
caves and stone terraces. Another tourist destination is Wat Him Buddha
Bat Phu Kao where human and canine footprints related to the local folklore
and engraved on stone.