The Buddha image at Wat Buraphaphiram can be seen for miles around. This is mainly because at 59.2 metres, it is the tallest Standing Buddha in Thailand. If you include the pedestal then it is an incredible 67.85 meters high.
They claim that this Buddha image, which is made of concrete, is the tallest in the world. Inside the pedestal there is a small museum and also a spirit house for Chao Phor Mahesak.
Around the back there is a small door which takes you up the inside of the image to about half-way where there is a viewing platform.From here you get a panoramic view of Roi Et City.