:: City Attractions

Wat Tham Saeng Phet is a meditation sanctuary. It is about 11 kilometres from town, on Amnat Charoen-Khemmarat Road and three kilometres on a side road before the end of the highway. The large temple area consists of the hilltop chapel with a principal Buddha image. The temple is set amidst rocks, which reflect the light and sparkle like diamonds.

Phra Mongkhon Ming Mueang housed in Wat Dan Phra Bat and situated 3 kilometres from town on the left-hand side of Highway 212. A Buddhist sanctuary built amidst the green trees of Phra Mongkhon Ming Muang, designed in the attitude of Subduing Mara and decorated with golden mosaic tiles. The 20 metre-tall Buddha image was moulded in Northern Indian style in 1965. It is the most sacred Buddha image for Amnat Charoen's people.

The temple also keeps a respected Buddha image called Pa La Hai , coincidentally discovered in the pond in 1962 when the temple was underrenovation. This Buddha image is believed to bring good fortune to worshippers.

Phuttha Utthayan Reservoir is opposite to Wat Dan Phra Bat, three kilometres away from town. This large reservoir under the Irrigation Department offers beautiful scenery. It is an ideal place to visit with resorts and food shops scattered all around.

Chitsakon Agricultural Centre is located on the outskirts of the town in the Chitsakon Resort. It is a garden of flowering plants, notably the marigolds. Visitors can take part in some agrotourism activities.

:: Lue Amnat

Wat Pho Sila at Lue Amnat district houses the Dvaravati sandstone battlements with carving of flowers and leaves with bloom lotus at their bases.

:: Phana

Wat Phra Lao Thep Nimit is 40 kilometres from Amnat Charoen on Highway No. 212 and Highway No. 2134. The temple consists of the Lanna architecture chapel and houses a Buddha image in the attitude of Subduing Mara, which is believed to be the most beautiful Buddha image in the northeastern region. Designed with the influence of Laotian and Lanna arts in 1720, the Buddha image shows a blend of local art dating around the 18 th century.

Wat Chaiya Tikaram is located in Ban Phon Muang. The temple houses a 55-centimetre tall Buddha image in the attitude of Subduing Mara classed in the style of Laotian artists of Vientiane.

Don Chao Pu is a forest park with assorted plants and serves as habitat to large groups of monkeys.

:: Senangkhanikhom

Phu Sa Bua National Park is at the 24-26 km. marker of Highway No. 2227, some 60 kilometres from Amnat Charoen centre. It covers a mountainous area of 252 square kilometres. Its rich and fertile jungles are habitats to a great number of different plantlife. There are several large stone flatlands in different locations locally called "Dan".

Major attractions in the park include:
Phu Pha Taem is a cliff adorned with prehistoric paintings, dating back to 3,000-4,000 years ago. The cliff-face itself looks somewhat like a cave as a resultant of many rockslides.

Pha Maklua and Phu Pha Hom are suitable for viewing the surrounding.

Phu Sa Dok Bua is 423 metre high. Atop the mount are several rocky depressions, each measuring about 2-5 metre wide filled with different genres of water lilies throughout the year. Nearby is a large cave that was formerly used by Communist followers as a hideout.

:: Chanuman

Chanuman is a peaceful district about 80 kilometres from the provincial town where the land run along side the Mekong River for a distance of 38 kilometres, affording a wonderful view of the natural scenery of both side of the river. Rapids emerge during the dry season (February-May).

:: Hua Taphan

Ban Kham Phra Handicraft Centre is on the Hua Taphan-Amnat Charoen Highway, about 2 kilometres north of the Hua Taphan District Office or 37 kilometres from the provincial town. It offers handicraft products made by housewives groups. Items available include the Khit fabric and items made from Khit materials.

:: Festival

Boat Racing is annually held around November in front of the Chanumarn District Office near the Mekong River. The festival draws decorative boats from neighbouring provinces and from Lao P.D.R.

Long Kuang is a festive occasion allowing for the social gathering of unmarried male and female villagers. The group of females weaves fabrics to the accompaniment of musical tunes conducted by male villagers.