What to do and see in Roi Et, Roi Et Province: The Best Places and Tips

Roi Et (Thai: ร้อยเอ็ด, pronounced [rɔ́ːj ʔèt]) is a town (thesaban mueang) in north-eastern Thailand, capital of Roi Et Province. It covers the whole tambon Nai Mueang of Mueang Roi Et district. As of 2006 it had a population of 34,229. Roi Et is 514 km from Bangkok.

1. Wat Pha Nam Yoi - Isaan Buddhist Park

4043 Nong Phok | Pha Nam Yoi, Roi Et 45210, Thailand Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 49 reviews

Wat Pha Nam Yoi - Isaan Buddhist Park

Reviewed By Stickman1 - Canberra, AustraliaCanberra, Australia

Worth seeing; easier to reach from Mukdahan

Other reviewers have described this place very well. Although it's in Roi Et province, it's closer to Mukdahan. I went by bus from Muk to Lerng Nan Ta, then another bus towards Roi Et. There is no public transport for the last 5km in from the highway, but

2. Bueng Phlan Chai

Phlan Chai Rd., Roi Et 45000, Thailand Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
56%
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23%
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21%
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4.5 based on 38 reviews

Bueng Phlan Chai

Reviewed By jajavalB - Bangkok, ThailandBangkok, Thailand

boon pavet festival venue , highlight at night

this place is venue for annual festival (4th mount making merits).there is light and sound performance about Buddha story : Veddhsandorn episode).the public park will be decorated with traditional flags and popcorn rice garlands.there is also venue for me

3. Somdet Phra Srinakarindra Park Roi Et

Tambon Nai Mueang, Roi Et, Thailand Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
56%
Good
30%
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4.5 based on 39 reviews

Somdet Phra Srinakarindra Park Roi Et

Reviewed By peterbG6465GH - KalasinKalasin

Phalanchai Lake

Only a morning visit to this town where we drove around Phalanchai Lake which is perhaps the most picturesque part of the town, then had relaxing coffees at shop on the lakeside. Lunch and afternoon were spent at Robinson department store about 5km out of

4. Wat Burapha Phiram

559/1 Padungpanict Rd | Tambon Nai Mueang, Roi Et 45000, Thailand Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
23%
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4 based on 34 reviews

Wat Burapha Phiram

Reviewed By wr11 - Washington stateWashington state

Not the most overwhelming temple in Thailand but a must see

Huge crowds on what my buddhist lady said was religious holiday. Very impressive temple complex. If you go to Roi Et, you must see this place.

5. Mueang Roi Et Municipality Aquarium

near Bueng Pha Lan Chai, Tambon Nai Mueang, Roi Et, Thailand Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks
Excellent
19%
Good
58%
Satisfactory
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4 based on 21 reviews

Mueang Roi Et Municipality Aquarium

Reviewed By Sean M - bangkokbangkok

Hum

Not really much to see or do... that goes for all of Roi Et... the foods not that good either... and its so hot and messy.

6. Roi Et National Museum

Phloen Chit Road | Nai Mueang, Roi Et, Thailand Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
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4 based on 12 reviews

Roi Et National Museum

Reviewed By jajavalB - Bangkok, ThailandBangkok, Thailand

Education source for local knowledge.

This museum displays story of the city in three main themes by three storeyed exhibition. It's only me as a visitor on sunday, the officers are very friendly and helpful. At the beginning , there is geographical display of Roi Et landscape and its undergr

7. Chedi Maha Mongkol Bua

| Nong Waeng Subdistrict, Roi Et 45000, Thailand Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
33%
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4 based on 6 reviews

Chedi Maha Mongkol Bua

Reviewed By 565rodneyg - Melton, AustraliaMelton, Australia

Temple

A nice place to add to your itinerary if you are visiting roi et impressive building and gardens very well maintained....good photo opportunities.

8. Wat Klang Ming Mueang

Nai Mueang subdistrict, Roi Et, Thailand Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
33%
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4 based on 15 reviews

Wat Klang Ming Mueang

Reviewed By Khli - Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Wat Klang Ming Muang, Roi Et

One of the oldest temple in Roi Et according to the information board. It us an ancient temple by differentiate the roiging tiles. As only very okd temples yses this type of tiles which can been seen in Laos also. Nicely arrange wuth pattern. The ordinati

9. Wat Nuea

Roi Et, Thailand Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings More
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4 based on 2 reviews

Wat Nuea

Reviewed By Traveller87987687 - Bangkok, ThailandBangkok, Thailand

Temple of the North

Wat Nuea is a very underrated temple and overlooked by most visitors to Roi Et. It is located north-west of Bueng Phlan Chai Lake and exactly north of the Monument of Phra Khattiyawongsa, the first ruler of Roi-et. For Thai-temple enthusiasts it has some

10. Monument of Phra Khattiyawongsa (Thon)

Roi Et, Thailand Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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3.5 based on 2 reviews

Monument of Phra Khattiyawongsa (Thon)

Reviewed By Traveller87987687 - Bangkok, ThailandBangkok, Thailand

The first ruler of Roi-et

When leaving the island in the middle of Phalanchai Lake, in exactly western direction, there is a footbridge leading you to the ring road next to the lake. Maintain the same direction when crossing that road and enter Meechokchai Road. After 500 metres y

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