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Located in the middle of the Northeast region, Maha Sarakham is 475 kilometers from bangkok.
MAHA SARAKHAM 's ATTRACTIONS
Wat Mahachai Located in Maha Sarakham municipality, this temple is the center where the northeastern literature and object'd arts are collected.
Kaeng Loeng Chan Reservoir about 3 kilometers from town center, is a popular holiday spot, with peaceful and beautiful atmosphere.
Mongkhon Standing Buddha is the principal Buddha image of Maha Sarakham, also of the Dvaravati Period. Made of red sandstone, and located in Amphoe Kantharawichai, it is believed to have been cast at the same time as the Phra Phuttha Ming Muang. Legend has it that ever since the two images have been in existence, rainfall has been plentiful and regular.
Phra Phuttha Ming Muang (or Phra Phuttha Rup Suwanmali) is a sandstone Buddha linage enshrined at War Suwan-mali in Amphoe Kantharawichai. It is of the style of the Dvaravati Period.
Ku Santarat ,a laterite sanctuary of ancient Khmer style, is located 60 kilometers from Maha Sarakham along the route to Amphoe Na Dun.
PhraThat Na Dun located in Amphoe Na Dun about 65 kilometers from town, is an important monument of the ancient city named "Nakhon Champasi", more than one hundred years old. Its surrounding area is allocated to he a shady arboretum.
Ban I San Museum Situated near Phra 'that Na Dun, kmphoe Na Dun, the museum puts on exhibition the northeasterners' lifestyle in the form of local houses installed with implements, northeastern musical instruments as well as carts of different periods.
Local Woven Cloth is hand-made by villagers of Ban Nong Khnan Chang ,about 14 kilometers from town along the route to Amphoe Kosum Phisai, Silk and cotton here are woven in delicate designs and beautiful colours and are put on sale in souvenir shops in Maha Sarakham.