Found in the 13th century, Sukhothai (literally means “Dawn of Happiness”) was the first truly independent Thai Kingdom, which enjoyed a golden age under King Ramkhamhaeng, credited with creating the Thai alphabet.
The province covers some 6,596 square kilometers and is divided into 9 Amphoes: Mueang Sukhothai, Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Khiri Mat, Kong Krailat, Si Satchanalai, Si Samrong Sawankhalok, Si Nakhon, Thung Saliam
This is located 12 kilometers from town on the Sukhothai - Tak Highway and can be reached by local bus or... Read more
Si Satchanalai Historical Park is located on the bank of the Yom River. It is open daily between 8.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.... Read more
Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng, Sukhothai, Central Thailand
Is a hilltop temple within the old town of Si Satchanalai. A laterite chedi in the centre, a large viharn or image hall in front and a small sanctuary behind all lie in ruins. Some laterite pillars and a damaged Buddha’s image constructed of laterite slabs and coated with mortar are seen.
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