Burauen is considered to be the Spring Capital of Leyte due to its numerous large rivers, namely the Daguitan, Marabong, Guinarona, Malitbog, Hibuga, and Matagara Rivers. The town is also famous for the Mahagnao Natural Park where the scenic Mahagnao Lake and Malagsum Lake is located, where you can enjoy birdwatching, kayaking and other watersports. It also has several hot springs, the most famous of which are Calor (near the Mahagnao Lake) and Maiinit (in Barangay Anonang). The park is also a host of the beautiful Guianiban and Kangunob waterfalls.
- Japanese War Memorial Cemetery, Brgy. San Diego.
- Mahagnao Volcano National Park. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) classifies Mahagnao as Inactive volcano. Although the volcano has been inactive, it is classified as potentially active due to the active thermal features of the mountain.