Attractions in Sukhothai

Sukhothai Historical Park

Thai: อุทยานประวัติศาสตร์สุโขทัย
Opening Hours: 7:30AM–5:30PM
Note: Popular Tourist Attractions: Wat Mahathat, Wat Si Chum, Wat Taphan Hin, Wat Si Sawai
Address: Mueang Kao, Mueang Sukhothai District, Sukhothai 64210
Province: Sukhothai
Region: Central Thailand

This is located 12 kilometers from town on the Sukhothai – Tak Highway and can be reached by local bus or hired motored tricycle from town. The park is open daily from 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. The park also offers tram services as well as bicycles for rent to explore around its large area.

The Tourists Service Centre in the park provides information, as well as displays models of historical buildings and structures in old Sukhothai. Ruins of the royal palaces, Buddhist temples, the city gates, walls, moats, dams, ditches, ponds, canals and the water dyke control system which was the magical and spiritual centre of the kingdom are now preserved and have been restored by Fine Arts Department with the cooperation of UNESCO, not only with a view of foresting Thailand’s national identity but of safeguarding a fine example of mankind’s cultural heritage.

Places of interest in Sukhothai Historical Park are as follows:

Inside the city wall

– The Royal Palace and Wat Mahathat
– King Ramkhamhaeng Monument
– Wat Si Sawai
– Wat Traphang Ngoen
– Wat Chana Songkhram
– Wat Sa Si
– San Ta Pha Daeng or Deity Shrine
– Wat Mai
– The Ramkhamhaeng National Museum
– Wat Traphang Thong

Outside the city wall – The Sites in the north

– Wat Phra Phai Luang
– Ruins of the Old Celadon Factory
– Wat Si Chum
The Sites in the West
– Wat Saphan Hin
– Wat Chang Rop
– Phra Ruang Dam

The Sites in the South
– Wat Chetuphon

The Sites in the East
– Wat Chang Lom
– Wat Traphang Thonglang

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