Sukhothai Historical Park
Mueang Kao, Mueang Sukhothai District, Sukhothai 64210, Thailand
About Sukhothai Historical Park
Sukhothai Historical Park covers an area of about 70sqkm and contains more than 190 historical ruins. Sukhothai means literally translated “Dawn of Happiness”. In 1238, the city was founded from an ancient Khmer settlement. For 140 years, it was the capital of the first independent kingdom Sukhothai.
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Situated in the west of Sukhothai province, this temple was mentioned in several stone inscriptions of the Sukhothai period. Now the remains of buildings in the temple include the ordination hall and chedi.
The Saritphong Dam was built in the 14th century and had the function of restoring the main water reservoir to the drinking water supply of the capital of the ancient kingdom Sukhothai.
The museum displays the collection of Sangkhalok and ceramic wares produced in the ancient Lanna Kingdom.
The park is also known as Khao Luang by local people. It covers an area of about 341 square kilometers. Ramkhamhaeng National Park is home to Khao Luang mountain range, Sai Rung Waterfall, a herbal garden, and the savannah located in the high country of the Khao Luang range.
Si Satchanalai Historical Park is a beautiful and peaceful historical place to visit. It is very similar to Sukhothai Historical Park. Si Satchanalai was built as a satellite city from Sukothai because of its strategic location.
The Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng is a 13th-century temple located near the Yom River in Si Satchanalai Historical Park. The temple is found on top of a hill surrounded by forest, overlooking part of the ancient town.
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