The interesting part is Monthop housing Phra Achana image, the Buddha image in the gesture of Subduing Mara. Besides, at the side of Monthop, the 2nd stone inscription telling about the establishment of Sukhothai Dynasty was found.
Closed by Le Charme Sukhothai Resort, this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sukhothai was the original capital of the first Siamese kingdom. Surrounded by two moats and bridged by four gateways, the old walls contain the partially restored remains of 21 historical sites, including royal palaces and Buddhist temples.
Located by Charod Withithong road, to the north of Mahathat temple. It’s built of brass mingled with copper- in I975.The statue of King Ram-khamhaeng sits on the throne teaching his people. At the side, there is an inscription depicting the King's life.
Located in the east near the ruined gate. The building was built in 1960 and open to public in 1963. It’s divides into 3 zones. The first is Lai Sue Thai building where multi vision slide is presented. Next is the building where artifacts are displayed. The last is the outdoor museum where there are the replicas of large artifacts. The tourists can get close to explore them in detail.
Within/ outside the city wall, there are many historical sites to visit. You can start the trip at Tourist Service Center on the north and then follow the way on the left hand side first by waling or riding bicycle.
Located in the center of ancient town. The temp compound contains principle pagoda. Wihan, Monthop, and over 200 pagodas. The principle pagoda well presents Sukhothai architectural style. It’s surrounded by 8 pagodas in 8 directions. Four pagodas on the corner present Haripunchai style and the others present Sukhothai and Lankan art style.
Located to the south of Mahathat temple. There are three Lopburi style prangs (pagoda) standing on the base decorated with stuccos. Besides the lintels, fragments of Hindu images and linga indicate that the temple once was a sanctuary of Hinduism.
Located to the west of Mahathat temple. The compound contains the principle pagoda and Wihan with no parapet. The blocks in each side of pagoda houses the Buddha images in the walking and standing posture. Besides, in the east, there is an isle called “Traphang Ngoen”.
Located to the northwest of Mahathat temple standing in the middle of the pond called “Traphang Trakuan”. The interesting part of the temple is the bell-shaped pagoda which serves as the historical evidence of Singhalese Buddhism in ancient Sukhothai Kingdom. So, the pagoda in the shape of the bell is Lankan style.
Is the most important temple next to Mahathat temple. The temple plan is in rectangular shape surrounded by the moats. There are 3 prangs as the principle part of the temple. Theses prangs made of laterite were built in Bayou style, Khmer art. At the front of the temple, there is a building housing 4 Buddha images in 4 different postures.
Located to the very west of the ancient area outside the city wall. The temple was named after the rock walking path from the foot of the hill to the temple ground. The only remain of the temple is Wihan which was built of brick and supported by the laterite pillars. Inside houses a grand Buddha image named “Phra Atsadarot”.
Together with Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai Historical Park grew from a rural area to an urban character. According to a stone inscription, kings of early Sukhothai period reigned Si Satchanalai Sukhothai which had been formerly known as Chaliang. Together with Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai grew from a rural area to an urban character. According to a stone inscription, kings of early Sukhothai period reigned Si Satchanalai Sukhothai which had been formerly known as Chaliang.
Main ancient monument of this heritage site are Wat Chang Lom, Wat Chedi Chet Thaeo, Wat Nang Phaya, Wat Phre Si Rattana Mahathat Chaliang, Sangkhalok kilns, Thuriang kilns at Ban Pa Yang and Ban Ko Noi. an archaeological site at Wat Chom Chun and etc.
Boutique hotel near Sukhothai Historical Park that is value for money for every traveler to spend a pleasant holidays in Sukhothai. Free WiFi. Great spa and Thai massage. Sukhothai airport is 45 min drive from the hotel.
9/9 Napho-Khirimas Rd., Mueang kao, Historical Park, Sukhothai, Thailand 64210