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The park comprises the ruins of royal palaces, Buddhist temples, the city gates, walls, moats and the water dyke control system of ancient Sukhothai, the capital of the Sukhothai kingdom from the 14th century.
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The main Central area is linked to the new town by frequent shared baht bus in about 25 minute ride costing 30 baht each way.
I suggest you start as early as possible, or arrive after the sun weakens.
The main Central area can be...More
We visited the Park as part of a tour with Sukhothai Cycling Tours. I highly recommend visiting the Park with a guide. It's an amazing place but there isn't much signage to tell you the history of the various ruins. Our guide Mem, was very...More
The ladies at the ticketing admission were not very helpful and were rather unfriendly. The central zone is great via walking. For the North to see the big buddha, we hired a tuk tuk which 200 baht per hour. It was good given it was...More
The Historical Park is still great to visit! Actually a MUST VISIT place when in Thailand. Unfortunately the place has been overrun with tourists which stay a day or even less and it has it's effect on the people living and working there. The whole...More
Sukhothai Historical Park located near the modern city of Sukhothai, capital of the province.
The city walls form a rectangle about 2 km east-west by 1.6 km north-south. There are 193 ruins on 70 square kilometers of land. The main ruins are Wat Mahathat, Noen...More
On a long road trip to Nan I was accompanied by two old friends and we took our time enjoying everything that a trip through central Thailand has to offer. We were fortunate to have a Thai colleague who took us through the history of...More