Wat Trapang Thong
Wat Chang Lom
Off Rte 12 in the east zone, Wat Chang Lom (Elephant Circled Monastery) is about 1km east of the main park entrance. A large bell-shaped...
Ramkhamhaeng National Museum
A good starting point for exploring the historical park ruins is this museum. A replica of the famous Ramkhamhaeng inscription, said to...
Completed in the 13th century, the largest wát in Sukhothai is surrounded by brick walls (206m long and 200m wide) and a moat that is...
If you're staying in the old city or are an early riser, come here for breakfast; the coffee is strong and the bread is fresh.
Wat Trapang Thong information
Lonely Planet review
Next to the museum, this small, still-inhabited wát with its fine stucco reliefs is reached by a footbridge across the large lotus-filled pond that surrounds it. This reservoir, the original site of Thailand's Loi Krathong festival, supplies the Sukhothai community with most of its water.