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Sukhothai Loy Krathong & Candle Festival 2012 – Dates of Event at Sukhothai Historical Park

Sukhothai Historical Park The Sukhothai Loi Krathong and Candle Festival is a tradition ceremony of light that originated during the time Sukhothai was the capital. This year’s festival will take place from 26 – 28 November 2012 at Sukhothai Historical Park, Sukhothai and will offer, once again, a fantastic line-up of activities that will appeal [...]

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Birdwatching in Thailand – Asian Openbill Stork Nesting Site at Si Satchanalai Historical Park (Sukhothai)

A pair of Asian Openbill Stork (Anastomus oscitans) (Si Satchanalai Historical Park, Sukhothai) During the migratory season from September to March each year, the Asian Openbill Stork (Anastomus oscitans), migrates yearly from the colder climatic zones of northern and central Asia to Thailand to spend the winter and Si Satchanalai Historical Park, Sukhothai province has [...]

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Thailand The Festival of Lights – Loy Krathong Festival (21 November 2010)

Thailand The Festival of Lights – Loy Krathong (21 Nov 2010) The Loy Krathong festival dates back to the time of the Sukhothai Kingdom (Thailand),the first Thai capital about 700 years ago. This is one of the Kingdom’s oldest and best-preserved traditions. Throughout the Thai kingdom, hundreds of thousands of ornately-decorated krathong or traditional banana [...]

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Kings of Thailand – Monument Of King Ramkhamhaeng The Great (The Great Father of the Siamese Language)

King Ramkhamhaeng the great ( The Great Father of Siamese Language) Who invented the Thai alphabet system? The answer is King Ramkhamhaeng the Great of Sukhothai . This monument was built to honour and commemorate King Ramkhamhaeng, the great king of the Sukhothai period, who created the Thai alphabet (Lai Sue Thai) from earlier Khmer, [...]

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A Seated Buddha Image with Nine-Headed Naga at Wat Chedi Chet Thaeo (Si Satchanalai Historical Park, Sukhothai)

A seated Buddha image under the cover of a multi-headed naga (Si Satchanalai Historical Park ) Si Satchanalai Historical Park contains the remains of Sukhothai-era structures in a park and setting similar to Sukhothai Historical Park. So far, ruins of 134 structures have been discovered within the park area. The 13th to 15th century ruins [...]

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Domestic Airports in Thailand – Sukhothai Airport reviews

Sukhothai Airport privately owned by?? boutique carrier Bangkok Airways Situated in the first capital of the Thai Kingdom, Sukhothai Airport is of one the most attractive and beautiful boutique airports that I have ever seen. The architecture blends seamlessly into the surrounding historical landscape. The airport has received the Thailand Tourism Award 2008 from the [...]

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