Here are the top 4 tourist attractions to see in Sukhothai:

1. Sukhothai Historical Park

4.5 /5

13 km
from city center
1 out of 4
places to visit in Sukhothai

The Sukhothai Historical Park is divided into sections that contain around 190 ancient ruins and temples and forms the most important attraction of Sukhothai. Practically being the entire old Sukhothai, the historical park is home to temples, parks, the royal palace and Buddha figures that have over the years built the historical value of Sukhothai. Travellers usually cycle their way around the park or sometimes walk.

2. Ramkhamhaeng National Park

4.3 /5

23 km
from city center
2 out of 4
places to visit in Sukhothai

Ramkhamhaeng National Park is a serene park of mountains, wildlife and rivers, a relatively cooler place to visit after the hot temperatures of Sukhothai city.

3. Loy Krathong Festival

4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 4
places to visit in Sukhothai

Loy Krathong is a festival of lights which happens every year in the cities of Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, Tak and Sukhothai. It originated in Sukhothai and that's why it makes it more special here. Many dazzling events and traditions are carried out during the period of five days and nights. Most of these events happen in the Historical park itself, which is completely lit up in a magnificent way. There are light and sound shows, sky lanterns, fireworks, folk music and dance, puppet shows and exhibitions. Visiting Sukhothai during this festival period can be the best idea. It happens anytime in the month of November, you can look up the dates before making you bookings.

4. Phra Mae Ya Shrine

3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 4
places to visit in Sukhothai

Situated by the Yom river, this is a highly respected shrine which has the idol of Phra Mae Ya, a local deity worshipped by the people of Sukhothai. An alternative to the ruins of the historical park, this shrine is a cave temple in a remote part of Sukhothai.

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How can I commute within Sukhothai?

You can take conthaews to and from the bus station, running the Charodwithitong road for around 10-20 Baht. Tuk tuks are also available to go from New Sukhothai to Old Sukhothai in arrpoximately 400 Baht. Bicycle and motorbike rental services are also provided by some hotels and guesthouses.
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