Maha That Located in the heart of the city, Phra That Yasothon
contains the ashes of Phra Ananda, a prominent follower of the Lord Buddha.
An old scripture hall built of carved wood in intricate design in the
middle of a pond is where the temple's old scriptures are kept.
River Beach About 1 km. from town, the beach originated from
the natural retreat of water level during December and May. It stretches
for about 2 kms. with local food shops lining along the beach.
Kong Khao Noi is an ancient Khmer chedi (pagoda) located at
Tambon Tat Thong in Amphoe Muting. Its Buddha image made of bricks is
revered by the town people. Traditionally, the image is ritually bathed
in the 5th Lunar month (April) in the belief that without the ceremony
there will he no ran. Also at Tat Thong village, the Fine Arts Department
had conducted an excavation project to research into pre-historic times.
Skeletons of prehistoric human were discovered as well as Ban Chiang-style
Si Than This village is famous for silk and cotton hand - made
production. Ban Si Than is 20 kilometers from Yasothon municipality on
of Holy Footprints at Ban Nong Yang. Arnphoe Maha Chanachai,
is another place of interest.
Buddha of Phu Tham Phra is located to the List of Ban Kut line
of Amphoe Loeng Nok Tha, 85 kilometers from Yasothon.
Festival held annually over the second weekend of May,
the festival includes as a main feature the rocket procession in which
entries of various sizes, varying according to the amount of saltpeter,
are intricately decorated. A rocket dance accompanying the procession
is joined by the townspeople of all ages and may stretch for as long as
several kilometers. The rockets will he launched on the second day of