Wat Si Chum, Sukhothai

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#2 of 18 in Historic Sites in Sukhothai
Set within the grounds of an extensive historical park, Wat Si Chum stands as a monument to the Sukothai Kingdom's architectural prowess and religious devotion. Pay a visit to this sprawling 14th-century mandapa, or pavilion, located in the center of the complex and surrounded by an imposing moat. Marvel at its massive 15 m (49 ft) stone wall, then wander between the columns and enter through the slit-like opening, examining the slate drawings depicting scenes of Buddha's life along the way. You'll find a stately statue of Buddha, resting cross-legged with his palm pointed upwards, inside of the temple. By using our Sukhothai road trip planning app , you can arrange your visit to Wat Si Chum and other attractions in Sukhothai.
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  • This temple is like behind the historic park and there is only one temple. In the is the Buddha so impressive that you see in many pictures. It was worth a visit. I prefer this than the whole historical park.
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  • The temple is a bit off the beaten track, but it is worth going there. The giant Buddha is impressive, making an incredible impression.
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  • The temple is about 15 minutes away from the old town. The Chao is very nice. 8.30 Non-hot air The beauty of the Buddha is a great place to stay in Sukhothai.
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  • Rent a bike and head West with respect to the Central national park of old Sukhothai. Located only 2 kilometers away from the bus stop (to the new city or wintour), you'll reach the Western park. The entry is 100 bath (+10 for the bike) and comprises two temples. The Wat Si Chum is a small temple that contains a giant surprise. Make sure to read the story written on the board before walking your way to the giant Buddha: a quiet moment of calm is awaiting you.
  • One of the many sites/temples in Sukhothai National Historical Park.. The statue of Buddha in the square shaped temple is breath-taking and huge.. Many representations on paintings might be inspired from Wat Si Chum Buddha statue..
  • On north part of Sukhothai, about 10 minutes with a bike from the city. Nice to see !
  • This landmark with massive stuccowork of serene Sukhothai Buddha image should not be missed. It is located to the north of the historic town, outside the city wall. Restrooms are available here. Once you buy a ticket for this place, you can use the same ticket to enter Wat Phrapai Luang, a nearby temple.
  • Very impressive place. Doesn’t take too long to discover yet a must see if you are in Sukhothai
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