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Sukhothai temples at night

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
Sukothai Temples at night, Thailand

Visiting Sukhothai Historical Park at Night Most people only think about visiting Sukhothai Historical park during the day. I highly recommend you try to visit it at night when it is lit up beautifully. One of the reasons very few people visit Sukhothai historical park at night is that there’s very little information about it… Continue reading more »

Wat Sra Sri & the lesser known temples of Sukhothai Historial Park

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Wat on Khao, Sukhothai, Thailand

Unknown & lesser visited temples of Sukhothai Historical Park Most of the big impressive temples have already been covered in my guide to Sukhothai Historical Park. They are all really worth visiting as obligatory – must sees. But what of the others that you’ll walk by on the way? Those large brick chedi’s, broken wats… Continue reading more »

Wat Sa Si, Sukhothoi, Thailand

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
Wat Sa Si, Sukhothoi, Thailand

Wat Sa Si is one of three not to be missed temples After Wat Mahathat and Wat Si Chum it’s easy to place Wat Sa Si as the third “must see” temple in Sukhothai Historical Park. Set on two small moat islands it looks great close up and from a distance across the water. It’s nickname… Continue reading more »

How long should I stay in Sukhothai? (The never ending sunset)

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
Rice Padi, Sukhothai, Thailand

Sukhothai offers me a place to simply enjoy // I’m a little behind due to the Nepal earthquakes so I’m just going to pick up in Sukhothai where I left off. When I first came to Sukhothai I was unsure about how long I would stay. It all depended on the temples. If they were… Continue reading more »

Wat Sangkawat – two lonely hidden temples

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Wat Phra Phai Luang, Sukhothai, Thailand

Wat Sangkawat is worth a visit for the solitude Sukhothai has many grand temples. Most look clean, neat and well kept for near on 400 year old buildings. On the outskirts of Sukhothai you will find various ruins that are no more than bricks or broken stone blocks. Not so exciting. There are however two somewhat… Continue reading more »

Wat Si Sawai in Sukhothai

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
Wat Si Sawai or Sri Savaya, Sukothai, Thailand

A big Khmer style temple in Sukhothai There are plenty of big temples in Sukhothai Historical Park. If you’ve already seen Wat Phai Luang then you’ll know what the ruins of a Khmer style temple look like. However I do encourage you to seek out Wat Si Sawai (Wat Sri Savaya) just south of Wat Mahathat to… Continue reading more »

A sitting Buddha at Wat Mahathat, Sukhothai, Thailand

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Seated Buddha at Wat Mahathat, Sukothoi, Thailand

A seated Buddha near Wat Mahathat This is not one of the more the famous Buddha statues in either Wat Mahathat or Sukhothai. I found this seated Buddha to the left of the main temple ruins where the more “famous” seated Buddha statue sits. The other popular Buddha statue is the standing Buddha at Wat Mahathat… Continue reading more »

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