Sukhothai Journals

Sisatchanalai Historical Park

An April 2006 trip to Sukhothai by dawntogo

Quote: When in Sukhothai if you can find the time take the 60km trip north on Highway 101 to visit Sisatchanalai Historical Park.

Sisatchanalai Historical Park


I took time out for one day because I was told that sisatchanalai park was worth a visit.I had a taxi pick me up at our guest house in the old city of sukhothai at 8am. It took us about 1 hour before we got here.We parked by the yom river next to a suspension bridge and walked across to wat maha trat, climbed the steps to the middle where there is a shrine inside the middle of the chedi, also what a view over the river.From there we went to wat chang lom this has 39 big elephants around the outside in stone and 1 real one outside, after about six to seven more temples and driving though the park, outstanding indeed!Then we went to see the old pottery kilns these date back 1...Read More