One place of interest near the city is the Namphake village that is home for many Tai Phakey families. There is a beautiful Buddhist monastery located in the Namphake Village. The monastery is well-known meditation centre and a popular tourist spot. The residents here are staunch followers of Buddhism. The village boasts of an Ashoka Pillar and a Buddhist Pagoda. When one enters the temple, one gets to see the magnificent view of a statue of Lord Buddha made of gold.
The biggest festival celebrated in this village is the Poi-Nen-Chi Festival, which is held in the month of March. This occasion is organized to pay homage to Lord Buddha. Poi-Nun-Hok is another grand festival in which the birth of Lord Buddha is celebrated.