Most people traveling to Sukhothai, the first real capital of Siam, don’t know about the various other significant historical towns in the region. Kamphaeng Phet is one of them and its historical park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns”. Below are the various travel options from …
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Kamphaeng Phet is much more than just another usual province capital city. Located about 300 km north of Bangkok, halfway to Chiang Mai, the city is mainly known for the Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns”. So if you come here you …
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Kamphaeng Phet literally means “Diamond Wall” and this refers to the former military significance during the Sukhothai and Ayuthaya eras, when the strong city walls served as a prospective barrier against attacks from Burma and Lanna, roughly from the 13th to 18th centuries. Today Kamphaeng Phet, located 293 km north of Bangkok, is often overseen …
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