Si Satchanalai was founded in 1250 as the second central city of the Sukhothai kingdom. The meaning of Si Satchanalai is: “City of good people”. Together with Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns”. Kamphaeng Phet is not very often visited by tourists. So if you go there you have the chance to have the park almost for yourself. Most foreign tourist prefer to go to Sukhothai for their share of ancient temples.