Sukhothai is Thailand’s first ancient captial. If you have a place not to be missed in Thailand, there is no doubt that the Sukhothai Historical Park. Located about 500 kilometers from Bangkok, Sukhathai is an excellent stop on your way to Chiang Mai.
Sukhothai,listed UNESCO World Heritage City, houses a large variety of historical sites, temple ruins and iconic Buddha statues. Most historically important temple ruins are housed within the Sukhothai Historical Park and nearby Si Satchanalai Ancient Park. Sukhothai means ‘the dawn of happiness’.