Located on Mae Lamphan riverbank on the north side. The outstanding part is the bell-shaped pagoda with the 32 elephant statues surrounding at the base. Besides, there are Bot (hall) in the middle of the pond and the other pagodas surrounding the main pagodas.
Wat Chang Lom is located to the north of Charot Withithong Road with a bell-shaped chedi of Ceylonese influence standing as the centre. The chedi is situated on a 3-tiered square base with a platform decorated with a row of elephants seen by their front halves supporting the round chedi.
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 Legendha 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.
Khao Luang Sukhothai is the highest peak in Sukhothai province, standing proudly at an elevation of 1,200 meters above sea level. It comprises four distinct peaks: Phra Khao Chedi, Phra Mae Ya, Phu Ka, and Khao Narai. Each peak offers a unique perspective of the stunning natural beauty.
The trek to the summit of Khao Luang covers approximately 4 kilometers and is a solitary uphill path. The trail is well-marked, making it possible for travelers to navigate without assistance.
Khao Luang Sukhothai, nestled within the Rama Khamhaeng National Park, is one of those places that adventure seekers yearn to conquer at least once in their lifetime. Despite the challenging terrain, it retains its natural beauty, drawing travelers from all around the world. If you're not yet familiar with its name, fear not, for we're here to introduce you to one of Thailand's most exquisite natural wonders.
If you have heavy baggage or equipment, you can hire a porter's services for a fee (approximately 25 Baht per kilogram, subject to change). It's worth noting that during weekends and holidays, porter availability can be limited, so arriving early in the day is advisable. The park opens at 8:00 AM, and no uphill trek is allowed after 3:30 PM.
Upon reaching the tenting area, you've arrived at the beautiful viewpoints of Khao Luang. From this point, it's a fairly easy walk to various spots with spectacular views. If you desire to witness the sunset, head to "Khao Phra Mae Ya." For sunrise enthusiasts, "Khao Phra Narai" is the place to be.
For travelers seeking to witness the enchanting sea of mist, it's recommended to visit during the pre-rainy season (approximately August to October) or in the early winter months (November to January). During these periods, the mountains are often adorned with drifting mist, creating a scene you won't easily forget. Khao Luang Sukhothai is a testament to the unspoiled beauty of Thailand's natural landscapes. Its breathtaking views, challenging trek, and untouched allure make it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. So, pack your bags, prepare your gear, and embark on an unforgettable journey to this magnificent peak in Sukhothai.
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214 Moo3, Muang kao (Old Town), Muang, Historical Park, Sukhothai, Thailand 64210