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King Ram Khamhaeng Monument

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Address: Sukhothai, Thailand

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Visit if in the Historic Park

This is just a monument, with a statue of the King, and then a stone entailing the Thai Alphabet, which was also how the Thai Alphabet was born. It's not the original stone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is just a monument, with a statue of the King, and then a stone entailing the Thai Alphabet, which was also how the Thai Alphabet was born. It's not the original stone though, it's just a copy. You can stop here if visiting the Historic Park, as it would be good for a photo op and if you'd like... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you learn Thai alphabet/Thai language, then you must know who is the creator for the beautiful language. King Ramkamheang is the most respect King in Thailand besides King Chulalongkorn and King Bhumibul Aduhyadej. The statue is located at the first junction after entering the Sukhothai Historical Park. Turn right to the statue while turn left to famous Wat Mahathat.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The locals really respect this man and he was the dude who create the Thai alphabet. When we were there during the loy kathrong festival, many people were paying their respects to the statue. Just a modern monument in the middle of the historical park

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

It's an okay sight to see in the park, with some nice reliefs. check out the lady with the strange bags near the giant bell in front of (& to the left) of the monument. Inside each bag is a frog, catfish, eel & releasing them into a nearby pond apparently brings good luck. It's fun to watch people releasing... More 

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