Sukhothai THAILAND

Area Code 055, $1=38.00B, 23 June, 2006

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New Sukhothai Town Map

The bus station is about 3km from New Sukhothai and 12km from the Old town. Songthaw can take you to both town. To New town 7B and to Old town 15B. The drivers try to charge more. The information office at the bus station will tell you the right price.
i Tourist office: in N from the old Sukhotai. But many GH in the new town have maps and have enough information you need.
$ Banks: many on Singhawat Rd. M-F8:30-15:30
$a ATM: Ayodaya Bank Main road E from the river South side. Most major cards can be used at this bank's ATM
$a ATM AMB in Old Sukhothai main road opp from 7-Eleven
P Police/Tourist Police: Nikornkasem Rd. Walk down S on E side of the river.
H1 Sukhothai Hospital: Charodwithithong Rd - 4km toward the old city.
H Pharmacy: a few in town. E from the river.
M Post Office: GPO 241 Nikornkasame Rd M-F8:30-16:30, SaSu 9-12.
M Telephone Office: at GPO Nikornkasame Rd M-F8:30-16:30, CAD Net is available.

A Airport: By tuk-tuk 100B maximum.
PG Bangkok Airways: 99 M4, T055-64-7225
T Train Station None, nearest station is in Phitsanuloke, 56km from Sukhothai. 23B with non aircom bus.
B1 Bus Station: Tri Chot Rd + nikhon Kasem Rd. 3km W from the New city.
B2 Bus Station to Old town: Main Rd.(Charodwilthiltong Rd.) opp from 7 Eleven. But the bus to the old town is running from New town center as well.

City Transport
New Town: Manageable by walking
Old Town/Historic Area 12km E from New city. Can get around ruins by foot, bicycle, or moped. Can hire along main road entrance to historic area. Transport to Old City: Big open bus from Charodwithithithong Rd. every 10min 15B, Tuk-tuk 50B.
Rental Bicycle: From Guest Houses at entrance/bus stop of the Old City. 20B in the Old town. You can get a free map of the old city.
Moto Rental: 150-200/day from guesthouses.

Shopping and others
m1 Market: E side of the river, N from Nakon Kasaem Rd and the temple. Selling vegetable and fruit. Cut fruit sold E side of the temple. Cheap.
m1 Night Market: Nakon Kasaem Rd.near the post office 18:00-late. Some food and many goods. Food stalls are on the main street.
ta Travel Agent: Win Tour Agency Ramkhamphaeng Rd. You can book the bus to BKK/Chiang Mai. But the buses leave from the main bus station.
la Laundry: Guest houses.

@ Internet @
@1 Internet cafe: main Rd. W side of the river opp from 7/11. 20B/30min Japanese/Korean IME
@2 Internet/games: one street S from the night food market. 30B/hr

Festivals 2004
1/31, 3/17, 4/7-13, 24  Light & Sound Show: held in the historical park at night.
April 13-15 Sonkran Thai New Year: Thai New year.
Nov25-27 Loi Krathong: Site of original Festival. Festival for lights.

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