The Wat Chetuphon temple, which is practically all in ruins, is believed to have had a great importance in the last period of the Kingdom of Sukhothai.
However, what survived the passage of time, makes a visit worthwhile.
The exact period of the foundation, of this which is the largest temple in the South sector of Sukhothai historical park, is unknown. But it is believed to have been built in the fourteenth century. It houses a Mandapa with a huge Buddha image and also some small Chedis.
Unlike most temples in Thailand, there is no main Chedi, where relics of Buddha or monks are usually deposited. Here the principal element of veneration is the Mandapa.
100 Baht , regarding the south sector entrance fee.
From 6 am to 9 pm
How to get there:
It is located in the south sector of the park, about two kilometers from the south entrance of the city wall.