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A sitting Buddha at Wat Mahathat, Sukhothai, Thailand

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 …

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The Buddha Statue with Diamond Eyes – Luang Pho Petch

Buddha with Diamond Eyes at Luang Pho Petch, Sukhothai

A Diamond Eyed Buddha in Sukhothai It’s always nice to discover something not in a guidebook or map (until now). A little place called Luang Pho Petch (Luang Po Ta Petch) is one of those places. It’s located just south of the impressive Wat Si Chum along the main road. The shrine/building/temple itself is hidden behind …

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Visiting Wat Mahathat in Sukhothai Thailand

Wat Mahathat, Sukhothai, Thailand

Wat Mahathat is one of Sukhothai’s best temples Completed during the 13th century Wat Mahathat served as the royal palace and administrative capital for the Sukhothai Kingdom. It still remains the largest of all the ruins in Sukhothai’s Historical Park. When visiting Wat Mahathat approaching from the front is visually impressive as the still moat waters in …

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Wat Si Chum & Wat Phra Luang in Sukhothai Historical Park

Buddha Hand with flowers at Wat Si Chum, Sukothai, Thailand

Visit the northern historic complex early in the morning for the best views If you are spending a few days in Sukhothai I suggest you visit the northern complex first at dawn. Wat Si Chum itself faces the east so it catches the light beautifully on a good morning. There’s no need to hire a …

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First trip to the ruins at Sukhothai Historical park in Thailand

Buddhas on a temple in Sukhothai

How to prepare for a visit to Sukhothai Historic park in Thailand // Normally I like to get out and see a town before exploring its main highlight. In Sukhothai’s case that highlight are the stunning ruins in the old part of the city which contains the historical park. Sukhothai is Thailand’s answer to Angkor Wat in …

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Central roads: Chiang Mai to Sukhothai

Cycle Rickshaw in Thailand

Making plans for north and central Thailand (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My original plan was to take a motorbike from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and tour the north of Thailand and central Thailand with it. That plan changed due to exorbitant fees the Thai bike rental places wanted to charge me …

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