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Saritphong Dam

Mueang Kao, Mueang Sukhothai District, Sukhothai 64210, Thailand

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About Saritphong Dam

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.


Attractions near Saritphong Dam

Wat Pa Mamuang1.77km from Saritphong Dam

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.

Sukhothai Historical Park3.23km from Saritphong Dam

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.

Ramkhamhaeng National Park14.11km from Saritphong Dam

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.

Sangkhalok Museum16.85km from Saritphong Dam

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

Si Satchanalai Historical Park48.47km from Saritphong Dam

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 Phloeng49.24km from Saritphong Dam

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 Saritphong Dam

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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.