Sukhothai, Thailand

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The old historic town of Sukhothai is a UNICEF World Heritage Site in north central Thailand. The park itself is located a few kilometers from the new town. Sukhothai represents the first kingdom of Siam, and the monuments here showcase the beginnings of Siam architecture. The Thai style “is distinguished by the particular physical features of the Buddhas: a long, fine nose, a flame-like protuberance on the head (Sinhalese influences) and a double line around the mouth (Khmer tradition).”

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