The Srisachanalai Historical Park covered 3 main areas included Sri Sachanalai city,Chalieng city and Sangkhalok kiln area.In Sri Sachanalai city,there 're more than 50 temples.This city surrounded with city moat and rampart.The old gates still found on the South and North side.The main temples of this city stands in a row with the principal...more
This is a big temple where located outside the city moat.The main building is a group of 3 chedis in a row behide the viharn.In the history,it told about King Phra Ruang was renew the Era at this temple.Another interesting building 's a big Viharn where built from laterite.more
Sukhothai was welknown in pottery making.That pottery called Sangkhalok.The Sukhothai pottery was exported to many countries and other local areas.The pottery was made with high quality and good material and also the design 's unique. Sangkhalok Kiln or Tao Turiang found in 2 main areas of Sukhothai. One in Sukhothai city and another 's Sri...more
The temple of Chalieng city,or so called "Wat Phra Boromthaat Muang Chalieng" or "Wat Phra Prang".This temple is the important temple of Chalieng city. The name of this temple occured in the 1st incription of King Ram Kamhaeng of Sukhothai Kingdom and other later chronicles. This is temple also be the preaching place for royal head -sprinking water...more
This temple is close to Chom Chuan temple by walking distance.This temple was built in Ancient Khmer style.It used to be religious place in Pre-Sukhothai period.At that time, Sukhothai was ruled by Ancient Khmer Empire.The main building called Prang where used to housed the holy image. At the front,there's viharn as preaching hall. And on the side...more
The Fine Art Department have excavated on the temple area and found 12 skeletons and some potteries.These evidences can describe that Chalieng city used to be the pre-historic community before settled a big city.The evidence can turn back to 9 Buddhist centuries.The Fine Art Department have established a site museum for this archaeology site. The...more
Situated near Yom River,from Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat temple on the east about 400 meters . There ‘re some interesting buildings such as Bell-shaped Chedi , Vihara and mondop.This Mondop decorated with beautiful stucco on the pediment (back side).But almost stucco was destoyed by nature so it just left some parts which cannot describe the story of...more
Chalieng city was a former city of Sri Sachanalai city. It was as twin city with Sukhothai where have Yom river pass the center of city.On the bank of Yom river have some interesting places such as Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat temple,Tao Turieng or pottery kiln center,Chao Chan temple,Chom Chuan temple,Site museum of pre-historic excavation and more....more
The hilltop temple situated 200 meters from Khao Phnom Ploeng temple. It also located on the same range as Khao Pnm Ploeng. There ‘s a huge bellshaped chedi on 5 tiered bases. On each side have a Buddha image houses in 4 niches. Over the bell shape and a square shape ,can see a walking Buddha sculptures around. Behide the huge chedi is a small...more
Situated on a small mountain (80 meters) in the Historical city. On the hill top is a round shaped laterite chedi as the principal building at the center and a large vihara with a seated Buddha image on pedestal faces to the east . The image was built from laterite and covered with plaster. Also behide the chedi is a mondop built from laterite.This...more
Situated outside the city wall,about 1 km. from the entrance to palace.It's a must place to visit before discovery the Historical Park. The Center separated to 3 parts. Part 1-exhibited the model of this Historical Park. Part 2-exhibited the history of Sri Sachanalai from Pre-historic period to present. Part 3-exhibited the models and informations...more
This temple is wellknow in finest stucco decorated on the viharn wall and posts. It is the design of interwined sprays which is hardly found in Sukhothai,cuase all stucco was destroyed by nature. Apart from stucco,there're some buildings ,such as viharn with big posts which decorated with stucco.Behind the viharn is circular chedi in Sukhothai...more
It is far from Chang Lom temple about 200 meters. Also called "Wat Sra Keaw" or crystal pond temple. This temple surrounded with pond and laterite wall. The lotus bud chedi is the principal stupa of the temple and located behind the mondop. The viharn located in front of the mondop.The mondop have a curve roof and housed the sitting Buddha image in...more
Chedi Ched Taew means "7 rows Chedi". It came from a row of chedis in this temple. This temple have pond and laterite wall surrounded.The principal building is main chedi.It's a big lotus-bud chedi surrounded with Mondop and varied style of chedi for 33 buildings.The sub-chedis in this temple 're the example of Sukhothai style which got so many...more
By car : from Sukhothai city head to Route No. 101 (Sukhothai -Sawankhaloke -Srisachanalai) ,when reach Km.18-19 then turn left pass the bridge and then turn right to the park about 1.5 Km.
By public bus :a daily direct bus from Sukhothai begin at Tessabarn market , take a public bus for Sukhothai - Srisachanalai . Or you can catch other public bus which pass Srisachanalai and ask for stopping at there. The bus stop at Srisachanalai have 2 stops : 1 on the opposite bank of Sri Mahathat temple and another one is near the park. Both stops have bicycle rental shops which is good for travelling around the park.