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Sukhothai, Thailand

View of Wat Mahathat, seen across a lake - Sukhothai Historical Park, Thailand (8)

New Sukhothai, lying on the banks of the River Yom, is roughly 450km north of Bangkok. This modern, busy little town is, to be frank, not particularly interesting but it is popular with travellers as a base for the nearby UNESCO listed Historical Park, containing the ruins of the capital of the Sukhothai kingdom of the 13th and 14th centuries. New Sukhothai is not without its charms, with a few bars and cafes, but is certainly no more than a cheap place to sleep.

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