Don Laem Gate and Fortress
This was the southeast entrance to the outer wall of historic Si Satchanalai
town. Construction of a modern road going through the centre of town damaged
the entrance so badly that its original characteristics not can be clearly seen. Near
this entrance was a pentagon fortress built from blocks of laterite. Parts of the
fortress were constructed on top of the earthen town wall, and a small part
extended a little beyond the interior limit of the wall.|
Ramnarong Gate and Fortress
This large entrance is in the southeast inner wall of the town, and was
framed with large blocks of laterite. A laterite road connected this entrance with a
rectangular fortress, which was surrounded by ditches and a defensive reservoir.
Saphan Chan Gate and Fortress
This entrance was in the southwest inner wall of the town is located
close to the foot of Suwankhiri hill. Large blocks of laterite were used to frame
the entrance. A fortress guarded the front of this entrance.
Chanasongkhram Gate and Fortress
This entrance, Saphan Chan, was also in the southwest inner wall of the
town, but located on the opposite side of Suwankhiri hill. The entrance was framed
with blocks of laterite. An earthen road connected this entrance to a pentagon fortress built of laterite blocks.
This small entrance was constructed at the corner of the northwest inner
town wall. It was framed with blocks of laterite.
Tao Moh Gate
This large entrance between the northwest inner town wall and the eastern
town wall was framed by large blocks of laterite