Phraya Pakdi Chumpon (Laa) Monument was created to honor the town's founding father, fondly called Chao Phraya Laa (King Laa).
On the bank of the Nong Pla Tao (Old Fish Lake), the King Phraya Laa Shrine is located under a large tamarind tree. Legend has it that King Laa passed away at this site after fighting with the Laos Vientiane army in 1826.
Various, odd shapes and sizes of boulders are scattered through out the park, from which Pa Hin Ngam (Beautiful Rock Forest) National Park derived its name. During the beginning of the rainy season, the purplish pink-colored krachew flowers are in full bloom, adding a touch of color to the green meadows and hills.
The Thad Thone National Park features the spectacular sights of Thad Thone Waterfall cascading down multi-levels of vast expanses of broad, rocky plateaus, the Pa Euang Falls, and the Thad Fah Falls.
Built in the 14th century, the Khmer Prang Ku complex houses a Dvaravati Buddha image that is situated in front of the entrance of the central sanctuary, the ancient Prang Pratarn.
Ban Kawao (Kawao Village) is renown for weaving fine silk and cotton fabrics with elaborate designs, especially the mudmee cloth , which uses a special tie-dying technique. During the months of October to January, large groups of migratory birds often flock to the nearby lake of Nong Nam Yai.
Tung Kamung is large expanses of vividly green, grassy meadows that encircles a mountain, covering an area of 1 million rais. Commonly called 'Ya Sabut' (Waving Grass), the area is inhabited by many animals and birds, and has now become H.R.H. the Queen's Wildlife Preservation Project.
The Chulabhorn Dam (Nam Phrom Dam) obstructs the flow of the Phrom River within the Khun Pai Mountains. The earthen dam, similar to Sirikit Dam, is used for producing electricity, irrigation purposes and as a freshwater breeding ground. Surrounded by high mountains and dense jungles, a cool climate prevails throughout the year. Part of the beautiful scenery includes a view of the Royal Residential Palace and a cold weather cultivation research center.
Covering an area of 1,560 sq km, the Phu Khiew (Green Mountain) Wildlife Sanctuary consists of a lush forest where the Phrom Stream, Sapoung Stream, and the Chi River originates. Aside from the wildlife, there are over 350 different bird species living here.
Also located in Phu Khiew District, the Phra That Nong Sarm Muen (Thirty Thousand Lake Chedi), derived its name from the local lake. Considered one of the most elegant and well-preserved chedis of its kind, it dates back from the 17th-18th century.