SUKHOTHAI

UNESCO World Heritage Site

SUKHOTHAI: History of Sukhothai ↯

Ram Khamhaeng, the Great King of Sukhothai

Ram Khamhaeng was the third king of the Sukhothai Kingdom (by some historians seen as the precedent of the modern kingdom of Thailand). He ruled during the period of 1279-1298, in what is seen as the most prosperous era of the kingdom. Besides being seen as a great ruler of the kingdom, he is also credited with the creation of the Thai alphabet and establishing Theravada Buddhism as the state religion of the kingdom. read more

Sukhothai Historical Park | Its history and must-sees

Sukhothai Park

The Sukhothai Historical Park is located in Northern Thailand, in the city Sukhothai, the once great capital of the first truly independent Kingdom of Thailand. The Park is declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and covers the impressive ancient ruins of the old city Sukhothai. read more