Sukhothai is far from Bangkok around 427km, this famous destination has ever been the ancient capital of Thailand from 1238 to 1438. With the total area over 6.600 km2 and include a lot of the historical relics such as The Imperial Citadel, Buddhist Temple and Sukhothai Historical Park… This ancient capital has been considered as one of the cultural heritages of the world since 1991 by UNESCO.
The sightseeing in Sukhothai become an ideal destination of the tourists to explore and understand much more about the history and culture of Thailand Kingdom base on the different destinations such as Wat Mahathat Royal Temple, Ramkhamhaeng National Museum, bastions, canals….
Sukhothai has not been affected much by the urbanized processing so that it is called as “the sunrise of happiness”. Sukhothai Park include the area where has ever been the kingdom of Sukhothai with 3,38 km2 width, it is an architectural masterpiece of Siam. This place is one of Siam symbols and the creativeness of Thailand in the first period and nowadays it still keep the series of the special architectures.
Wat Mahathat Royal Temple is the biggest Buddhist Temple with the area over 160.000 m2, this temple is considered as the heart of Thailand Buddhism. It is a very beautiful and special temple.
Take a cycling trip around Sukhothai seem to be the best choice to explore full enough this tourist complex, and the best time to visit this famous site should be in the morning, it is also very convenient for the tourist to discover Sukhothai from Bangkok, and this destination is one of the most worthwhile attractive to visit in Thailand, so that you should not miss it on your trip to Thailand.
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