Wat Mahathat 1,

Wat Mahathat

Wat Mahathat is the first temple complex you see when entering the historical park from the east. There are many temple structures, a lot of them have been restored during the 20th century. So some of the decorations may not exactly be as old as you might have imagined. You would need a thorough guidebook or someone with archaeologic knowledge to figure out exactly what is as it used to be,and what has been restored.

Wat Si Chum,

Wat Si Chum

Visitors to Wat Si Chum will be especially impressed by the mondhop: a huge, windowless cuboid construction that stands on a high pedestal. Built in the 14th century, the temple is easily recognizable because of its 15-meter-tall silver seated Buddha leaning against a brick wall in the open.

Sukhothai Old City,

Sukhothai Old City

his UNESCO World Heritage site stands as a testament to Thailand’s storied and colorful past and it should be your first place to visit on a trip to Sukhothai. Nearly 200 temples were excavated and partly reconstructed here, providing visitors with a chance to get a unique look at what Thailand’s early capital might have been like.

Wat Sa Si,

Wat Sa Si

This stunning temple might not be the largest in the park, but it’s certainly one of the most beautiful ones. Sitting in the middle of Traphang-Trakuan lake and accessible by crossing a wooden bridge, Sa Si’s ruins consist of 10 chedis still standing, as well as six rows of columns and the breathtaking statue of a seated Buddha.