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Sukhothai Historical Park

Mueang Kao, Mueang Sukhothai District, Sukhothai 64210, Thailand

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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.


Attractions near Sukhothai Historical Park

Wat Pa Mamuang1.83km from Sukhothai Historical Park

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.

Saritphong Dam3.23km from Sukhothai Historical Park

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.

Sangkhalok Museum14.02km from Sukhothai Historical Park

The museum displays the collection of Sangkhalok and ceramic wares produced in the ancient Lanna Kingdom.

Ramkhamhaeng National Park15.64km from Sukhothai Historical Park

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 Park46.3km from Sukhothai Historical Park

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.

Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng47.1km from Sukhothai Historical Park

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.

Where is Sukhothai Historical Park

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Sukhothai province was once the kingdom and the first capital of Thailand founded by King Ramkhamhaeng. The province's temples and monuments have been well restored and Sukhothai Historical Park is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.