Sukhothai used to be a big kingdom with the size of the current Thailand, seen by many as the precedent to the Kingdom of Thailand. However, as the kingdoms were in constant wars the Kingdom of Sukhothai eventually fell. Now, approximately 600 years later, New Sukhothai is located 12 Km from the old capital which has now been deemed the Sukhothai Historical Park. The park has opened in 1988 and declared a World Heritage Site in 1991. The park has many beautiful temples as well as the impressive Ramkhamhaeng Museum.
The area is a great place for all the history enthusiasts as well the ones planning on enjoying a relaxing holiday in the quiet and peaceful Sukhothai. The area offers some great resorts at which you can enjoy the weather, lay by the pool and easily explore the stunning national park by foot or on a bike.
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The historical park has a stunning total of 68 sights and temples. This ensures you that you will most definitely not be bored when exploring the park. You can rent a bike as well to go through the World Heritage Site to have a pleasant time in Sukhothai and the ancient city.
As Sukhothai is located in Thailand, the weather is mostly good all year round. Especially the winter months, November till February are pleasant to visit as the temperature is relatively cool and it will most probable be dry as well. Besides that it does not really matter which months you will be visiting as the temperature is great during the whole year, except for the occasional rainy day.