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Phra Mae Ya Shrine - amazingthailand.org
Phra Mae Ya Shrine - amazingthailand.org
Phra Mae Ya Shrine - amazingthailand.org
Phra Mae Ya Shrine - amazingthailand.org
Phra Mae Ya Shrine - amazingthailand.org
Phra Mae Ya Shrine - amazingthailand.org

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.

Loi Krathong - amazingthailand.org
Loi Krathong - amazingthailand.org
Loi Krathong - amazingthailand.org
Loi Krathong - amazingthailand.org
Loi Krathong - amazingthailand.org
Loi Krathong - amazingthailand.org

Thailand's Festival Of Lights

Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Chum - amazingthailand.org

Situated 800 metres west of Wat Phra Phai Luang is Wat Si Chum.

Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org
Wat Si Sawai - amazingthailand.org

Situated among magnificent scenery southwest of Wat Mahathat is Wat Si Sawai. Three prangs (pagodas) are surrounded by a laterite wall.

Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org
Wat Pipat Mongkol - amazingthailand.org

This is where the golden Sukhothai-style Buddha image, made of 9-kilogramme gold, or Phra Phutthasukhophothong, in the subduing Mara attitude, is enshrined.

Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org
Wat Traphang Ngoen - amazingthailand.org

Situated to the west of Wat Mahathat is Wat Traphang-Ngoen with its square pedestal, main sanctuary, and stucco standing Buddha image in four niches.

Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org
Sukhothai Historical Park (Old Sukhothai City) - amazingthailand.org

This is located in the Rama IV Park on the Sukhothai Phitsanulok route and can be reached by local bus from town. The museum displays a variety of fresh water fish mentioned in Thai literature. It is open daily except Tuesdays from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. There is no admission fee.

Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org
Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org
Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org
Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org
Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org
Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org
Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org
Ganesha Gallery - amazingthailand.org

Ganesha is a well-decorated gallery: from the wall, the statue at the entrance, to the inside areas that are arranged with various styles of splendid celadon ware With a Brahman-Hindu influence that entered Thailand during the early Sukhothai era, you can still sense the subtle distinguishing fea...

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