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Sala Ayutthaya Eatery & Bar

Sala Ayutthaya Eatery & Bar

Beside the river promenade, next to the Wat Ratchaburana and the Wat Phra Si Sanphet, there is a boutique hotel that is amazed as a paradise. The restaurant in this hotel has the most beautiful view on the river bank of Ayutthaya. When you open the iron gate, walk along the curved red wall aisle, and you will come to Sala Ayutthaya’s restaurant. Unlike the simple style of the red brick and white wall, the slightly industrial design in the…

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Ayutthaya Grand Palace Ruins

Ayutthaya Grand Palace Ruins

Ayutthaya Grand Palace Ruins was the center of the newly established national Ayutthaya during the reign of King Utong, the ruler of Lopburi. It is in the north of Wat Phra Si Sanphet. Construction of the Grand Palace began in 1350, and extended northward in the middle of the 15th century. Later generations of kings built a large number of palaces and pavilions in the palace. In 1767, under the aggression of the Burmese, the grand palace was severely damaged,…

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Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province

Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province

Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, the old capital of Thailand, was established in 1350 was captured by Myanmar in 1767. Zheng Xin later established a new country and moved the country to the west bank of Bangkok. Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province has since declined and become a ruins site. However, most of the temple sites were successfully preserved, and they were included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991. Shuttling through Ayutthaya, you can see Buddha statues or…

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Wat Phra Ram

Wat Phra Ram

This is a temple that was built on the cremation site of the first kings. It is large scale and worthy of a visit among the many remains there. According to the Chronicles, in 1369, the second generation of Ayutthaya, the king of Lama, chosen Wat Phra Ram as the cremation place for his father’s first king. The beautiful Khmer-style stupa, which is now seen by tourists, was built by the king of the city in the 15th century. The…

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Wat Ratchaburana

Wat Ratchaburana

Famous for its magnificent pagoda, Wat Ratchaburana was built in 1424 and was built by the Seventh King of the Ayutthaya Dynasty. According to legend, the former king and prince were buried in the temple, and the main tower was seen through the wall with only one wall left. It was old and magnificent, as if you were entering a distant time and space when taking a visit there, and it is surrounded by the broken walls of the temple…

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Ayutthaya Historical Park

Ayutthaya Historical Park

Ayutthaya Historical Park includes two-thirds of Ayutthaya’s remains, including 95 sites of the Ayutthaya Dynasty’s royal palaces, temples, museums, etc. 67 of them have been ruined, only 4 temples are still in use, and Ayutthaya temples are mostly Khmer style and Sri Lankan style. There are so many meadows, flowers, plants, pavilions, bridges, pools, etc. between the monuments. It is like a big park. Some ancient towers are scattered among them, showing the perfect harmony. There are also large areas…

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Wat Chaiwatthanaram

Wat Chaiwatthanaram

Wat Chaiwatthanaram is in Ayutthaya. There are many temples here. Ayutthaya is one of the dynasties of Thailand. The temple here is a bit like that of Angkor Wat, but it was destroyed by the war and many Buddha statues are incomplete! The Buddha statue that has suffered from the vicissitudes of life setting off each other with the red bricks of the broken walls show a kind of desolate beauty. In 1630, Prasat Thong, the king of the city…

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Wat Phra Mahathat

Wat Phra Mahathat

Wat Phra Mahathat was built in the period of Borom Rachathirat I from 1370-1388. Its main tower is about 40 meters high. It is one of the earliest Khmer-style pagodas that was built in in the Ayuttaya, but now only the bottom bases of the Buddha are left. From the surrounding Buddhas, you still can feel ii faintly visible with traces of stucco decoration at the time. Walking into the temple is more like walking into a large forest, which…

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