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Si Satchanalai Historical Park

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Address: Sukhothai, Thailand
Phone Number: 055679211
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Located on the banks of the Yom River, the ruins of this ancient town that...

Located on the banks of the Yom River, the ruins of this ancient town that was formerly called “Muang Chaliang” contains more than 134 monuments from the past.

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Ruins visit alone

It takes an hour from sukhotai to get there but this is what it takes to enjoy spectacular ruins alone. No tourist, quiet place. Amazing,

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It takes an hour from sukhotai to get there but this is what it takes to enjoy spectacular ruins alone. No tourist, quiet place. Amazing,

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a Rainy afternoon we just tried to do something. It is more than that. We were almost alone and had all the temples for our selfs. I love the deep Forrest setting. Great temples, great nature and great history. Would love to spend at least 4 hours here on our next visit. Entrance fee is 100 bhat and worth... More 

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Thank NovoArt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Arrived there around 5 pm., the ticket boot was closed. However, a local Thai girl told us we could go inside till dusk. Then we decided to rent a bike. The weather was so good, not hot and all green along the ride. The historical park is in a good size. The distance is not too long to ride the... More 

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Thank Kit A
Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We visited here after the Sukhotai park . It's about an hours drive but well worth the trouble . This is an ancient walled city with all its walls intact . It has similar ruins as Sukhotai but has not been restored to the same degree so gives the whole place a real sense of the past . The Thais... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Less visited than Sukhotai, and even more intriguing and atmospheric, Si Satchanalai's ancient buildings sit in a quiet forest spread along a river. Rent a bicycle at the cafe near the visitor centre, or walk and climb around the park. The shuttle that runs inside the main gate runs only around a short circuit, with commentary in Thai. If visiting... More 

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Saitama, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I chartered a songthaew from a bus terminal to go here. It took about 1.5 hours. There were some poetic ruins and a few tourists in the park, so I was able to spent relaxing time. Please visit here and take tasteful pictures.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

After the bustle of Bangkok and Chiangmai it was good to get to this peaceful place in a rural setting. The ruins are impressive.

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Thank 69Heather
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our travel agency and they were right, it is a real must see. The main sight is a ruin of an ancient town with it's temple structures and the town wall still surrounding the place. It is a really great tour and hike through temple ruins, nature and wonderful active temples. It is... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

All the ruins have been conserved in a good condition. We took the tram for our private trip for 300 baht. This park is only 45 minutes away from the old town where we stayed. Definitely recommend it to all visitors.

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Thank Tzazen
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This is a similar historical site to that of Sukhothai Historical Park. But if you want to avoid crowds of tourists, this is THE PLACE to visit. Also, the topography here is more hilly vis-a-vis Sukhothai, and it is definitely worthwhile to climb some of these hills to visit sites/artefacts up there. Please note that cars are NOT allowed into... More 

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