Si Satchanalai, the Early Chapter

An Associate Historic Town of Sukhothai World Heritage Site

UNESCO: Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai is an old city that flourished for several hundred years since before ancient Sukhothai. There is archaeological evidence of the Yom River in the historic community that you can visit at Wat Chom Chuen Archeological Site Museum

The former town before Si Satchanalai is Chalieng where Wat Sri Ratana Mahathat was the town centre. This temple and nearby ruins has been influenced by ancient Khmer which the Khmer buildings and decorations are remarkable.


In the Sukhothai period Si Satchanalai was the residence of the Viceroy. Temples and buildings were created with wonderful ideas and interesting beauty. In the centre of Si Satchanalai is the location of Khao Phanom Ploeng. City walls, some along the Yom River. Great Wall's construction is Tri Boontr, as well as Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet.

Si Satchanalai Historical Park features a large 45 square kilometers, covering more than 200 ancient buildings, and 68 km away from Sukhothai. The building materials are made of laterite. Divided to 3 sites; in a historic city walls, outside the city walls (mainly is Chalieng old town) and the area was a source of Sangkhalok ware.

Authentic Thai Way of Life
The historical park is located away from the new Si Satchanalai, surrounded by communities that are quite dense. They are Central Thai-style residences such as houses in rural gardens and adjacent to the river. They are not the tropical gardens that you have found at luxury resorts or tourist attractions, but original Thai gardens, filled with fruits such as mangos, bananas, papayas, and guavas. Thai people's gardens are edible. Do not focus on the aesthetic.

On the route to each historical site outside the city walls, you will experience life in a rural where are real and authentic.

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