Sukhothai Historical Park Northern Zone


The northern zone of Sukhothai Historical Park, 500m north of the old city walls, is easily reached by bicycle.

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1. Wat Phra Phai Luang


This somewhat isolated wát features three 12th-century Khmer-style towers, bigger than those at Wat Si Sawai in the central zone. This may have been the…

2. Wat Mai

0.49 MILES

An Ayuthaya-style brick base surrounded by five small chedi is all that remains of this former Buddhist temple compound.

3. Wat Sa Si

0.51 MILES

Wat Sa Si sits on an island west of the bronze monument of King Ramkhamhaeng (the third Sukhothai king). It’s a simple, classic Sukhothai-style wát…

6. Sukhothai Historical Park

0.59 MILES

The Sukhothai Historical Park ruins are one of Thailand’s most impressive World Heritage sites. The park includes the remains of 21 historical sites and…

7. Wat Mahathat

0.66 MILES

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 believed to…

8. Wat Trapang Ngoen


This temple compound consists of a classic Sukhothai-style bell-shaped chedi, a stucco-covered Buddha statue and a particularly graceful image of a…