Outside the Citywalls : East, Sukhothai

  • Wat Chang Lom
    Wat Chang Lom is located to the north of Chotwithithong Road with a bell-shaped chedi of Ceylonese influence standing as the center. The chedi is situated on a 3-tiered square base on which a platform decorated with a row of elephants seen by their front halves supporting the round chedi.
    This type of elephant-decorated chedi is to be seen in many ancient towns of Sukhothai period, for example, Kamphaeng Phet and Si Satchanalai.
  • Wat Thraphang Thong Lang
    A square mondop is the main sanctuary. In front of the mondop to the east, is the viharn and beyond the viharn stands an ubosot. The outer wall of the mondop is beautifully decorated by stucco figures in niches. The southern side portrays the Lord Buddha flanked by angels decending from Tavatimsa Heaven. On the west the Lord Buddha preached to his father and relatives. The northern side depicts the episode when the Lord Buddha returned to preach to his wife. These stucco figures, especially those on the south, are masterpieces of Sukhothai art.
  • Wat Chedi Sung
    This is situated near Wat Traphang Thong Lang. The upper part of the chedi is round. The base is constructed in three tiered stages. This interesting Sukhothai type of chedi is of Sivijaya and Singhalese style. In front of the chedi stands a small viharn.
    Wat Hot Phayom
    This is situated in the rice-field outside the eastern citywall 2,000 meters away from Wat Mahathai. The base of the viharn and the laterite pedestal are still visible.
    Wat Ko Mai Daeng
    This is situated in the rice-field near Wat Chedi Sung. The main chedi is still in existence.