Ayutthaya – archaeological experience

Ayutthaya – the former capital of Siam, or the Kingdom of Krung Tai. Today it attracts many monuments, palaces, temples, various Buddhas. It is simply one large archaeological museum.

Ayutthaya – What To See

The historic city of Ayutthaya

The ruins of all the most important buildings and temples have been repaired and renovated. Today, the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The city is not far from Bangkok (about 80km) and therefore you can make a day trip by train. Definitely worth a visit.

If you have more time, it pays to go here for longer.

Important temples:

  1. Wat Maha That – temple with the head of a Buddha overgrown in a tree
  2. Wat Ratchaburana – Incredible Tribal Prangs
  3. Wat Phra Si Sanphet – temple with 3. Stupami
  4. Wat Lokayasutharam – a statue of a great reclining Buddha
  5. Wat Chai Watthanaram – a large river temple complex
  6. Wat Yai Chaimongkol – a temple with a large number of Buddhas
  7. Wihan Phra Mongkhon Bophit – Buddhist temple
  8. Wat Phra Ram
  9. Wat Phu Khao Thong and King Naresuan Monument

See also:

Ayutthaya – the capital of Siam

See also:

Bangkok – the gateway to SE Asia

Bangkok – the bustle of the city

Erawan NP and the bridge over the River Kwai – waterfalls and the famous bridge

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