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The province of Sukhothai

General information about the province of Sukhothai

Province capital: Sukhothai
Name in Thai: สุโขทัย

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Province of region Northern Thailand

Sukhothai province is located in northern Thailand. Former capital of a Kingdom of Siam at its peak from 1238 to 1438, it is a major historical destination, known as the cradle of Thai civilization. Its Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which houses ruins of temples and palaces dating from the ancient Sukhothai Kingdom, is the most beautiful historical site in Thailand! the surrounding countryside is also very beautiful. Just like the other large historical park of Si Satchanali, even wilder and less visited which is also located in the province.

Walking by bike in the 3 parts of the historic park, attending the morning offerings to the monks on the bridge of a temple, going to the amulet maker, cycling in the countryside, it's a magnificent

Whether exploring ancient history, visiting archaeological sites or relaxing in a peaceful rural setting, Sukhothai province offers an unforgettable experience in the heart of northern Thailand.

Destinations to visit in Sukhothai


Ancient capital of Siam and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Sukhothai has retained many vestiges of temples of its glorious past. Most of them are grouped in and around Historical Park. The park is beautifully designed, perhaps a bit too much will say those who love wild nature. But the remains of buildings and stone Buddhas immerse you in the history of Thailand. This is probably one of the most interesting places to visit in the country. The city beside is called New Sukhothai. The...

Si Satchanalai

Often neglected by foreigner touristes because little known and it is not that easy to get there by bus (except by following my tips below), Si Satchanalai Historical Park worths a visit ! About sixty kilometers from Sukhothai, a still wild nature houses temples of the Sukhothai period in a serene and peaceful atmosphere. Wat Chang Lom is the most famous and probably the most beautiful temple in the historical park. A bit rough, the climb of the stairs leading to Wat Khao Phanom Phloeng...

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We have been waiting for it for months, hoping it will happen on July 1, but it will finally be October 1, 2022, when Thailand will lift the last COVID restrictions to enter the country. From this date, it will no longer be necessary to show...

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