Sukhothai Historical Park
Ruins of the royal palaces, Buddhist temples, the city gates,
walls, moats, dams, ditches, ponds, canals, and the water dyke
control system, which was the magical and spiritual center of
the kingdom, are now preserved and have been restored by the
Fine Arts Department with the cooperation of UNESCO, not only
with a view of fostering Thailand's national identity but the
safeguarding a fine example of mankind's cultural heritage.
RAMKHAMHAENG NATIONAL PARK
(Khao Luang, Sukhothai)
Attractions Amphoe Khirimat Amphoe Sawankhalok Amphoe Si Satchanalai
This exquisite national park with a combined natural and historical
background covers an area of 341 square kilometers, and was
declared to be a national park on 27 October, 1980.
Ramkhamhaeng National Museum
The Ramkhamhaeng National Museum
was built in 1960 and open on 25 January, 1964. More...
Wat Chang Lom is an important
monument within the old town of Si Satchanalai. A huge bell-shaped
chedi supported by 39 elephants,
Satchanalai Ordination Celebration
Called by Thais as “Buat Chang Hat Siao”,
this local event is held annually during 7-8 April at Ban
Hat Siao, Amphoe Si Satchanalai. It features a spectacular
procession of ordination candidates in colourful costumes
on the backs of some 20-30 decorated elephants. The ceremony
has been arranged by Thai Phuan, More...
Loi Krathong and Candle Festival
Sukhothai’s Loi Krathong is held annually on the full moon
night of the 12th lunar month at the Sukhothai Historical
Park. Activities during the festival include krathong floating,
a fireworks display, and local games and performances amid
the glamorous atmosphere of the Sukhothai Historical Park.