Si Sa Ket Travel Guide:
| Located about 571 kilometers from Bangkok, Sisaket is one of the most well known destinations in northeastern Thailand. Noted for its numerous Khmer- style religious temples scattered all over the province, this quiet region is located in the valley of the Mun River, a tributary of the Mekong. More...
Khao Phra Wihan National Park
Khao Phra Wihan National Park was formed in March 1998 after the government of Thailand earmarked 130 square kilometers for the park. The park is spread over the provinces of Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchatani.
The park is covered with dipterocarp and dry evergreen forests. It is more to many small animals like wild boars, barking deer, Samba, squirrels, gibbons and civets. You can also find a variety of birds and reptiles in the park.
However, many visitors coming to park come to see other attractions besides the flora and fauna. The Khao Phra Wihan National Park's most famous tourist attraction is the More-E-Daeng cliff followed by other attractions like ancient Khmer sculptures, orchid trail, the momentous flag pole, waterfalls and rock carvings. More....
Huay Tap Tan Khmer Ruin
When you visit Si Sa Ket, you can see many beautiful ruins from the Khmer period. Each ruin is worth visiting for its beauty and finding out more about the region's history and culture. One ruin that is worth visiting if you are in Si Sa Ket is Huay Tap Tan Khmer Ruin, also known as Ban Prasart Khmer Ruin.
Huay Tap Tan Khmer Ruin is made up of three stupas. The stupas are made from bricks and rest on a foundation made from laterite. It is believed that there were 4 gates leading to the stupas but unfortunately today you can see only one gate, which is on the southern side. More....