Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park, Kamphaeng Phet

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  • If you have never been to Angor Wat....then this place will be awesome! Historical ruins of temples (not like all the other Thai temples which are all relatively the same) spread over an entire city. ...  more »
  • Kamphaeng Phet (กำแพงเพชร) meaning: walls of diamond a clear reference to the wall that surrounded the city and protected the Kingdom of Sukhothai was the Northwestern stronghold. The name was changed to Kamphaeng Phet in 1347 when the city was fortified by order of King of Sukhothai Kingdom and since then only in the early decades of the 1800 has abandoned its role as a bulwark against invasions of Burma and Lanna. From the stronghold of the Sukhothai Kingdom, located approximately 70 km to the East, in 1378, conquered by the army of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya became, in later centuries, the Northern stronghold of the Kingdom. Often attacked and occupied by the armies of the Lanna Kingdom until the middle of the 1500 and the fall of Lanna, periodically attacked and occupied by the Burmese. But Kamphaeng Phet was each time recaptured by the Kings of Ayutthaya. The Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park, together with that of Sukhothai and Si Satchanalai, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. The main information on materials and construction techniques used in Southeast Asian architecture are derived from buildings to religious destination: nothing is left of civil works built with perishable materials, that have resisted at the time, nor the religious-inspired wooden architecture that preceded the works of stone. The "void" that centuries have created make up reconstructions of buildings at the entrance to every ruin. The remains of the ancient city is located north of modern Kamphaeng Phet and are divided into several fenced areas and not, as well as isolated finds incorporated into the urban fabric of the modern city. There are two main areas, other areas are occupied by individual remains unrestored or barely the foundations remain.
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  • Spacious place, is also considered a better restoration, regrets, but no history to read or learn. The pagoda is very complete, like elephant statues around the base around the pagoda. Everyone who came to visit page If it comes to early morning or evening to very hot weather. There is no entrance fee, can walk into.
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  • The Ping River courses through the KamphaengPhet Park, a UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Site which is comprised of a diverse array of ancient monuments. A common aesthetic runs through the various ruins, which include temples, pagodas and fallen towns, resulting in a beautiful blend of contemporary Sukhothai and Ayutthaya styles. The park is approximately 5 kilometers away from KamphaengPhet town. Admission is 100 baht a person and an additional fee of 50 baht a car will be charged for visitors driving a personal car.
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  • A nice ride to visit this ancient temples set in a shaded park. Provide a means to travel, because large enough.
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  • Personal fitness, and enjoy a good, clean, natural and. Little shop (more) There is an old temple, walk (but really are measured).
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