Ruins from the Sukhothai (1238 – 1438) kingdom in north central Thailand. The old capital, 12 km outside of New Sukhothai in Tambon Muang Kao, is now a Historical Park.
Muay Thai boxing
Muay Thai is the Thai name for a form of martial art practiced in several southeast Asian countries, with each adding their own special variations. Traditional Muay Thai has a long history in Thailand as a martial art used by the military. Muay Thai is referred to as “The Science of Eight Limbs”, as the hands, shins, elbows, and knees are all used extensively in this art. Muay Thai is an especially versatile, brutal, straightforward martial art.
Thai dance is a unique and diverse dramatic art
Thai dance is the main dramatic art form of Thailand. There are three main categories: khon, lakhon and likay.
The elegance and grace of Thai classical dance
The Ayutthaya Kingdom, which existed from 1350 to 1767, was one of the golden ages of Thai culture and produced exquisite architecture and decoration at Bang Pa-in, a royal summer palace on the majestic Chao Phraya River just south of the capital, as well as the elegance and grace of Thai classical dance and theater depicted here.
Khmer ruins in Khorat in Northern Thailand
Nakhon Ratchasima, generally known as “Khorat”, is Thailand’s largest province situated on sprawling northeast plateau. Located approximately 260 kilometers northeast of Bangkok, the city itself serves as the gateway to the lower northeastern region. Some of the main attractions in Khorat are Khmer ruins. Scattered around the province, these products of ancient wisdom shines through time.
The Sukhothai kingdom
The Sukhothai kingdom was an early kingdom in the area around the city Sukhothai, in north central Thailand. It existed from 1238 till 1438. The old capital, now 12 km outside of New Sukhothai in Tambon Muang Kao, is in ruins and is a Historical Park.