Thailand is a charming country with a long history, various natural environments, and wise people. Thereby people and nature have created numerous heritage. Among them, three cultural heritage and two natural heritage have become the UNESCO World heritage sites. Let’s examine the UNESCO World heritage sites in Thailand and understand more about the country!
Cultural Heritage Sites
1. Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns
The UNESCO protects the ruins of Sukhothai as a historical park. Walking through the site will grant you the scent of an ancient city and it will feel like an outdoor museum. The tourist street is also located in the new town, a 20-30 minute walk from the historical park.
Book a private taxi service that will take you to the Sukhothai from Chiang Mai :
2. Historic City of Ayutthaya
Back then it was big to the extent that it had been described as the “center of world trade”. Also, it had over 400 temples, 19 castles, and 55 km-paved roads. You will witness the remains of ancient palaces and monasteries as well as foreign influences on the surviving architecture.
Book a tour to explore Ayutthaya more conveniently:
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3. Ban Chiang Archaeological Site
Ban Chiang Archaeological site marks an important stage in the cultural and technological evolutions of humankind. Also, it presents evidence of agricultural communities and manufacture. Due to its historical significance, the UNESCO listed the site on the world heritage.
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Natural Heritage Sites
1.Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
One of the composing areas of the complex is Khao Yai National Park. More than 80% of Khao Yai National Park is covered with evergreen forests, with much of it tall and primary forest. Moreover, it features a jaw-dropping waterfall, Haew Narok.
Book tours for trips to one of the tourist destinations, Khao Yai National Park in the heritage site:
- Khao Yai National Park & Thai Cooking Class 1 Day Private Tour (+ Elephant Feeding / Riding)
- Khao Yai National Park & Thai Cooking Class 1 Day Tour (+ Elephant Feeding/Riding options)
- Scenical World Khao Yai Discount Ticket
2. Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries
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Kanchanaburi Province where the wildlife sanctuaries lie is not too far away from Bangkok. It is well-known for ‘Death Railway’ which links Thailand and Myanmar. And the railway was built by forced labor during World War II. The main tourist destinations of Kanchanaburi Province, such as River Kwai and ElephantsWorld are within 3-4 hours by car from sanctuaries.
If you are interested in Kanchanaburi Province, consider these tours below :
- Kanchanaburi ElephantsWorld Visit (Full Day)
- River Kwai (Kanchanaburi) 1 Day Private Tour – from Hua Hin
- Kanchanaburi (Death Railway/River Kwai) 1 Day Private Taxi Tour – from Bangkok
World heritage sites in Thailand are valuable properties for cosmopolitans. As always, please do not hesitate to visit Trazy.com, #1 Travel Shop for Asia, to explore magical land, Thailand!