Excursions, Temples — 5 January 2016 14 h 59 min

WAT SI CHUM

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WAT SI CHUM

Known as the temple of the bodhi tree, Wat Si Chum was built in circa 13th Buddhist century.

WAT SI CHUM

The highlight is the graceful Buddha sculpture enshrined

inside the remaining structure of the square mandala building.

WAT SI CHUM

Located 1,500 meters from the north of the Wat Mahathat,

Wat Si Chum is surrounded with the long moat acting like a boundary.

WAT SI CHUM

Parts of the temple were ruined through the test of time but the remaining structures, including the ordination hall

and pagodas, can be archaeological evidences that portray the heydays of Sukhothai when it was a great kingdom.

WAT SI CHUM

Opening hours: 6.00 am – 9.00 pm Admission: 150 baht (entry to Sukhothai Historical park)

WAT SI CHUM

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