Phra That Choeng Chum
is an historical site that has always been with
Sakon Nakhon. This plaster-covered brick pagoda has
a square base and is 24 metres high. The chapel
houses the holy Luang Pho Ong Saen.
Phra That Dum is at
Tambon Ngew Don, 3 kilometres from town on the way
to Phatthana Suksa School. There were originally 3
brick Khmer pagodas on the same laterite base but
only one stands today. The pagodas were built in the
16th Buddhist Century.
Phu Phan Ratchaniwet
Palace is on Phu Phan mountain range on the Sakon
Nakhon-Kalasin road, 13 kilometres from the district
office. It is the residence of Their Majesties when
they visit the Northeast.
Sakon Nakhon Cultural Centre is in Sakon Nakhon
Rajabhat Institute, about 6 kilometres from town on
the Sakon Nakhon-Udon Thani Road. Exhibits include
utensils of various tribes in the province and
information on Sakon Nakhon in the old days.
Sakon Nakhon’s pottery
village is at Ban Chiang Khrua, 15 kilometres away
on the way to Nakhon Phanom. Products made here are
jars, pots, containers, and flowerpots. All are sold
to tourists at reasonable prices.