Wat Mahathat is the largest temple with a customary main Chedi in lotus bud shape
an eight metre high Buddha image. It is located in the middle of town that reflects
the prosperity of the Sukhothai architecture within the monastery are housed Phra
Chedi, the pagoda of the temple, which was erected on the Charot Withithong Rd. The
museum collection includes gifts from the ex abbot of Wat Ratchathani and art objects
unearthed in Sukhothai and nearby provinces, so if everyone is interested in
Monument of Phor Khun Ramkamhaeng museum is a good place to visit.
Si Satchanalai historical park is registered by the UNESCO as a world’s heritage
site like Sukhothai historical park. It is situated at Kaeng Luang in Tambon Sri
Sachanalai, Amphur Sri Sachanalai, about 52 kilometres away from town centre. It
was formerly called Muang Chaliang; the name changed to Si Satchanalai during the
reign of Phra Ruang when a
new administrative centre was established to replace Chaliang. Ruins of 134 monuments
discovered within the park. Si Sachanalai National Park was proclaimed a national
park on 8 May, 1981.
With a total area of 213 square kilometres in Amphoe Si Satchanalai and Amphoe Thung
Sukhothai Province, Si Satchanalai National Park offers trekking routes through waterfalls
There is Tad Dao Waterfall, originated from the Tha Pae stream. The 30 metre high
fall is wonderful,
ideal for rest and relaxation. Thara Wasan Cave, blessed with fantastic stalactites
and stalagmites, is located about 1.5 km away from the park's office. Wildlife is
found here, including hundreds of thousands of bats. Tad Duan Waterfall, situated
about 500 meters away form the office of the park, is ideal for swimming.
Sangkhalok Museum is located within Mueang Ake Plaza, Thanon By pass, just 12 kilometres
off the old city. The museum displays more than 2,000 pieces of Sangkhalok ceramic
wares collected from various sources both locally and internationally.
The Ramkhamhaeng National Museum houses many artefacts found from archaeological
excavations in Sukhothai, as well as those donated by the locals. The museum is divided
into three premises: the Lai Sue Thai Chet Roi Pi Memorial Building, Museum Building,
and Outdoor Museum.
Sawankhaworanayok National Museum It is 38 kilometres from Sukhothai and two kilometres
further on a road on the left. The museum was open in 1984, and features sculptural
art from various periods; the most interesting being
Sangkhalok crockery from the Sukhothai era and Sangkhlalok items retrieved from sunken
vessels in the
Gulf of Thailand. The museum is open daily except Mondays, Tuesdays, and public holidays,From
- 4 p.m. Admission is 30 Baht per person.For more information, call 0 5564 1571
0 5564 1571 0 5564 3166