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  Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns
Report of the 15th Session of the Committee
The great civilization which evolved in the Kingdom of Sukhothai absorbed numerous influences and ancient local traditions; the rapid assimilation of all these elements forged what is known as the 'Sukhothai style'.
whc.unesco.org /sites/574.htm   (85 words)

  
 Reading - Oriental - Thai - Bronze
In Thailand, the Indian Buddha image was influenced by Khmer and Burmese art to emerge as a unique style in the Sukhotai period (13th to 15th centuries).
Sukhotai sculptors created a few reclining and standing Buddhas but their outstanding achievement was the Walking Buddha.
The spirituality of the Sukhotai sculpture was replaced during the Ayutthayan period (16th to 18th centuries) by a more monumental art.
www.portobello.com.au /portobello/reading/oriental_thai_bronze.htm   (618 words)

  
 Sukhotai, Birthplace of Thailand
The bus to Sukhotai went through a lovely stretch of road passing rice fields and small villages.
Sukhotai is sacred to the Thais; it is the place where their nation was born, a nation that has never been ruled by any other country since 1278.
They seized Sukhotai from the Khmer and prepared to use it as an outpost to defend against Kubla Khan, but Khan never made it to Thailand (lucky for them).
www.jadedragon.com /archives/windows/wsea4041.html   (841 words)

  
 Global Heritage Fund - Site Profile
The Sukhotai kingdom, which covered a relatively small area of land, was ruled by a benevolent Buddhist kingship, but this system of governing changed when the Ayutthayas came to power.
After settling in Ayutthaya in 1350, U-Tong, who was renowned for being both a warrior and a lawmaker, began a policy of expansion for his empire, which was carried on by his successors.
The empire expanded northward, conquering and absorbing the Sukhotai kingdom, and then eastward towards the Khmer capital of Angkor, firmly establishing the absolute power of the Ayutthayas over the central and northern Thai states by the 15th century.
www.globalheritagefund.org /sites/apac/ayutthaya.html   (920 words)

  
 Thai History
This period is well known for the Sukhotai Buddha statues that are very beautiful.
Old city of Sukhotai has been recognised by UNESCO as a treasure of humanity.
Sukhotai was absorbed by the rival kingdom of Ayuthaya.
www.thaiworldview.com /art_hist.htm   (1218 words)

  
 Ancient Capitals | Thai Capital history tour |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
You may visit Sukhotai historical park on your own.
This museum is a perfect introduction to your exploration of the ruins of Sukhotai.
During the heyday of the Sukhotai kingdom, Kamphaeng Phet was an important crossroad town.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/13897.html   (551 words)

  
 Saudi Aramco World : Beyond the Monsoon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Hindu-Buddhist era, from the seventh to the 13th century, was centered in Sumatra and produced temples and monuments still renowned today: Angkor, Pagan, Sukhotai and Borobudur are the best known.
Since this trade embraced such extremely profitable luxuries as camphor, aloes, cloves, sandalwood, nutmeg, cardamom, ivory, gold and tin, the maharaja of Srivijaya was as well-to-do as his counterparts in India.
Parameswara was also astute enough to see that the Sukhotai kingdom to the north was no less ruthless than the Majapahits.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/200104/beyond.the.monsoon.htm   (3787 words)

  
 Jeff Lim Asian Interior Design
Very soothing just hearing the sound of water slowly falling and echoing.
A huge four-foot high bronze Sukhotai style Buddha sits under a Japanese maple tree.
As you walk past the front gates you see Dewa Ganga, Goddess of the Ganges river, pouring water into a jar.
www.geocities.com /vigaw/Newsletter6/newsletterv2i2.html   (1170 words)

  
 Sukhotai, Birthplace of Thailand
Well, I had rented a bicycle, and at one point ended up outside the city walls by accident.
I was starting to think I had left Sukhotai when I saw more rice paddies than temples.
Children wave and suddenly you feel light-years away from the commercialism of historic Sukhotai." Okay, so I was still in the Sukhotai region.
www.jadedragon.com /archives/travel/wsea4043.html   (587 words)

  
 Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports (via ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns - World Heritage Site - Pictures, info and travel reports (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)
A real crown jewel of Sukhothai period, but is not in world heritage list!
Have you been to Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns ?
www.worldheritagesite.org.cob-web.org:8888 /sites/sukhothai.html   (821 words)

  
 VoyageForum.com > Destinations > Asie du Sud-Est > Ayutthaya vs Sukhotai en Thaïlande?
Je pars bientôt en Thaïlande, et après avoir lu vos nombreux posts, je suis toujours un peu dans le brouillard : vous semblez toujours mettre Ayutthaya et Sukhotai dans le même sac.
Etant donné que j'enchaîne sur Chiang Mai et que je n'aurai malheureusement pas le temps de m'arrêter partout, je passerai donc par Sukhotai qui non seulement semblent remporter vos suffrages, mais également correspondre plus à mes attentes (plus petit, plus calme, moins sur-bondé de touristes).
<<<Ayutthaya et Sukhotai dans le même sac.>>>>
voyageforum.com /voyage/ayutthaya_vs_sukhotai_en_thailande_D781962   (1382 words)

  
 Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns
Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns tourism Thailand
Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns Thailand Inscribed: 1991 Criteria: C i iii Justification for Inscription: Report of the 15th Session of the Committee Brief description: Sukhothai was the capital of the first Kingdom of Siam in the 13th and 14th centuries.
Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns - Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns Thailand Inscribed: 1991 Criteria: C i iii Justification for Inscription: Report of the 15th Session of the
www.thaipro.com /z1012b/660_thailand.html   (291 words)

  
 Thailand Sukhotai Photo Gallery - 34 high quality pictures - Stock photography, photos, pictures, fine art prints (via ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Thailand Sukhotai Photo Gallery - 34 high quality pictures - Stock photography, photos, pictures, fine art prints (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)
For information on licencing Sukhotai photos contact us by email.
To add an image to your selection, click on 'Select'.
www.molon.de.cob-web.org:8888 /galleries/Thailand_Dec01/Sukhotai/page_.shtml   (64 words)

  
 Thai History
In all Isan area there are many old Khmer ruins not all in good condition.
Sukhotai O ld city of Sukhotai has been recognised by Unesco as a treasure of humanity.
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www.thaipro.com /z1031a/213_thailand.html   (360 words)

  
 Sridonchai Tour
Welcome to the airport and transfer S.D Avenue.
Afternoon, visit of Phimai and the village of Dankwien.
During the road, visit of temples of Saraburi and Lopburi.
www.thailand-round-trip.com /treka5.php   (374 words)

  
 Travelfish Thailand Travelboard - Ayutthaya or Sukhotai?
At the moment the Thailand trip is crammed:
We arrive Chiang Mai 31 October; Sukhotai 10th Nov.; Ayutthaya 14th Nov.; Kanchanaburi 17th Nov; Hua Hin 21st Nov.; Bangkok 26th Nov. flying back to Sydney Australia on 30th November.
We thought perhaps you could recommend which of either Sukhothai or Ayutthaya we could delete.
www.travelfish.org /board/post/thailand/337_Ayutthaya-or-Sukhotai-/0   (503 words)

  
 Cambodian tours of THAITRAVELERS
Click HERE to see map of tours in Thailand and Cambodia
Bangkok - Sukhotai - Siem Reap - Bangkok
Bangkok - Sukhotai - Siem Reap - Phuket - Bangkok
www.angkor-wat-net.com /tour-programs.htm   (147 words)

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