Sukhothai

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Sukhothai is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located near the modern city of Sukhothai, in northern Thailand, about 270 miles (440 km) from Bangkok.

It is an extensive complex of archeological ruins of the ancient city of Sukhothai, which was the Thai capital during the 13th Century.

There is a gate in the center of each wall. Inside are the remains of the royal palace, countless ancient Buddha figures, and twenty-six temples (the largest being Wat Mahathat).

The park is easily toured by bicycle or foot.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
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Pailyn Hotel Sukhothai

Situated 8 km from Sukhothai Town, Pailyn Hotel features views of Khao Luang Mountain. It offers an outdoor pool and a variety of restaurants and bars. Wi-Fi is free. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$41 - $79

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4T Guesthouse

Situated in the heart of Sukhothai City, 4T Guesthouse offers non-smoking accommodation with free Wi-Fi. It boasts an outdoor pool as well as an on-site restaurant. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$11 - $20

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Baan Mae Yai

Offering accommodation with free Wi-Fi access in all areas, guests can find free public parking available at Baan Mae Yai. Located in Sukhothai province, Baan Mae Yai is 63 km from Phitsanulok Airport. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$17

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Sky House

Located near Ramkhamhaeng National Museum, Sky House offers comfortable rooms with a seating area and the convenience of on-site parking and a laundry service. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the guest house. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$11

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Pai Sukhothai Resort

Set amidst tropical gardens, Pai Sukhothai Resort offers cosy accommodation with private balconies and free Wi-Fi, which is available in the entire residence. It boast an indoor pool and a restaurant. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$16 - $45

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Nakorn De Sukhothai Hip Hotel

Nakorn De Sukhothai Hip Hotel

Located in a vibrant area of Sukhothai, Nakorn De Sukhothai Hip Hotel boasts a restaurant and a garden. This hotel is 12 km from Sukhothai Historical Park and The Ramkhamhaeng National Museum. It also has free WiFi. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$23

$23-
Lotus Village

Lotus Village

Located in the heart of Sukhothai New Town, Lotus Village offers teak wood cottages. It features fish ponds and beautiful tropical gardens. Free WiFi access is available. All cottages come with private verandas and feature a fan or air-conditioning. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$24 - $37

$24-
The Rise Resort Sukhothai Historical Park

The Rise Resort Sukhothai Historical Park

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The Rise Resort Sukhothai Historical Park offers accommodation in Sukhothai. Guests enjoy a welcome drink and 2 complimentary bottles of drinking water daily. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$25

$25-
Hotel De'Peal Sukhothai

Hotel De'Peal Sukhothai

Enjoy free cycling around the property, hotel de'peal sukhothai offers accommodation with free WiFi access in all areas. This non-smoking property provides free on-site private parking. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28

$28-
Thanawong Pool Villa

Thanawong Pool Villa

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and sun terrace, Thanawong Pool Villa is situated in Sukhothai in the Sukhothai Province Region. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28

$28-
Orchid Hibiscus Guest House

Orchid Hibiscus Guest House

Featuring modern Thai d├ęcor, Orchid Hibiscus Guest House is 800 metres away from Sukhothai Historical Park. It offers an outdoor pool, a spa bath and chargeable internet access in public areas. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $57

$28-
Baan B&B Sukhothai

Baan B&B Sukhothai

Located 1.9 km from Sukhothai Historical Park, Baan B&B Sukhothai boasts comfortable accommodation in a peaceful neighborhood surrounded by greenery. Free WiFi access in all areas and free private parking are both available. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28

$28-
Thai Thai Sukhothai Guesthouse

Thai Thai Sukhothai Guesthouse

Offering rooms with traditional designs, Thai Thai Sukhothai Guesthouse is 700 metres away from Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Free Wi-Fi is provided in public areas. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $34

$28-
Ruean Thai Hotel

Ruean Thai Hotel

Ruean Thai Hotel is located in Sukhothai, a 3-minute drive from Sukhothai Bus Terminal. It features an outdoor swimming pool and restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $76

$28-
Baan Georges Hotel

Baan Georges Hotel

Baan Georges Hotel offers pet-friendly accommodation in Sukhothai. Free private parking is available on site. Baan Georges Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. The nearest airport is Sukhothai Airport, 26 km from the property. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$34

$34-
Scent of Sukhothai Resort

Scent of Sukhothai Resort

Situated a 1.1 km drive from the Sukhothai Historical Park, Scent of Sukhothai Resort is a peaceful resort with comfortable rooms and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi access is available in the rooms. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$35

$35-
Foresto Sukhothai Guesthome

Foresto Sukhothai Guesthome

Situated in the centre of Sukhothai City, Foresto Sukhothai Guesthome features stylish accommodation with air conditioning and an on-site restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$35

$35-
Sawasdee Sukhothai Resort

Sawasdee Sukhothai Resort

Offering an outdoor pool and year-round outdoor pool, Sawasdee Sukhothai Resort is set in Sukhothai. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Certain units include a seating area where you can relax. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$37

$37-
Ananda Museum Gallery Hotel, Sukhothai

Ananda Museum Gallery Hotel, Sukhothai

Conveniently located next to the Sukhothai Sangkhalok Museum, Ananda Museum Gallery Hotel offers a spa with soothing body and beauty treatments and a restaurant serving authentic local cuisine. Free Wi-Fi throughout the area. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$40 - $85

$40-
Pailyn Hotel Sukhothai

Pailyn Hotel Sukhothai

Situated 8 km from Sukhothai Town, Pailyn Hotel features views of Khao Luang Mountain. It offers an outdoor pool and a variety of restaurants and bars. Wi-Fi is free. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$41 - $79

$41-
Sukhothai Treasure Resort & Spa

Sukhothai Treasure Resort & Spa

Sukhothai Treasure Resort & Spa offers stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. It features an outdoor pool, bar and restaurant. Sukhothai Historical Park is a 5-minute drive away. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$42 - $108

$42-
Le Charme Sukhothai Hotel

Le Charme Sukhothai Hotel

Le Charme Sukhothai Hotel is situated in the Sukhothai Old Town, just 1 km from the entrance of the Sukhothai World Heritage and Historical Park. It offers a swimming pool. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48 - $142

$48-

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Cultural
Temples
Under royal patronage, Buddhism flourished and many impressive monasteries were constructed of brick covered with carved stucco, illustrating the idealized beauty and the superhuman characteristics of the Buddha. It is from the remains of these religious monuments that the character of the historic town of Sukhothai and surrounding region.

There are far too many temples to list. The most important of these is Wat Mahathat. The temple was founded by Sri Indraditya, between 1292 and 1347 as the main temple of the city as well as the Sukhothai Kingdom. The design is based on a Mandala, representing the universe with main principal stupa, to enshrine relics of the Buddha, surrounded by smaller stupas in eight directions. The main stupa has the graceful shape of a lotus bud, which characterizes the Sukhothai architectural arts. Its base is adorned with 168 stuccoed sculptings of Buddhist disciples walking with their hands clasped together in salutation.
Combination
Archeological Sites
Sukhothai was the capital of the first Kingdom of Siam in the 13th and 14th centuries. It has a number of fine monuments, illustrating the beginnings of Thai architecture. The great civilization which evolved in the Kingdom of Sukhothai absorbed numerous influences and ancient local traditions. The Kingdom of Sukhothai is accredited with the invention and development of many of the unique identifying characteristics of Siamese (Thai) culture, many of them attributed directly to King Ramkhamhaeng, considered the Founding Father of the Thai Nation.

The historic remains are located 12 km to the west of today's Sukhothai. Once at the ruins, the best way to get around, given distances, is by bicycle.
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Parks, Gardens, Zoos
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