Sukhothai Kingdom started its history with clear evidence in the reign of Pho Khun Si Inthrathit The power of the Sukhothai Kingdom during his reign was stable from spread out the territory around Thai culture has grown in every field, as shown in the first stone inscription, which prospered in terms of history, warfare, geography, law, tradition, government, economy, society, philosophy, Buddhism, Thai calligraphy. Pho Khun Si Inthrathit dynasty (Phra Ruang or Sukhothai) ruled the Sukhothai kingdom for 200 years, then united with Ayutthaya Kingdom.
Sukhothai city plan is rectangular in shape, is about 2 kilometers long and 1.6 kilometers wide, with a city gate in the middle of the city wall on each side. Inside, there are still traces of the palace and 26 temples. The largest temple is Wat Mahathat. this historical park has been restored by the Fine Arts Department which has been aided by UNESCO Hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Tourists can walk, ride a tram or ride a bicycle to explore easily and safely.
On December 12, 1991, UNESCO Has declared this park a world heritage site together with Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park and Si Satchanalai Historical Park under the name “Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns" due to the evidence that shows outstanding architectural works, it is representative of the early Thai arts and was the origin of the creation of Thailand.
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic TownsSukhothai was the capital of the first Kingdom of Siam in the 13th and 14th centuries. It has a number of fine monuments, illustrating the beginnings of Thai architecture. The great civilization which evolved in the Kingdom of Sukhothai absorbed numerous influences and ancient local traditions; the rapid assimilation of all these elements forged what is known as the 'Sukhothai style' refer https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/574/