Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya – a Historical Review / first article in the series

Ayutthaya, or in its full name - Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, was established back in 1350 by king U-Thong, and ...
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Ayutthaya – Temples and Other Places of Interest / second article in the series

The city of Ayutthaya abounds with historical places of interest and various temples. I must say that rushing from one ...
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Wat Chaiwatthanaram

Ayutthaya – Wat Chaiwatthanaram

Wat Chaiwatthanaram is definitely one of the most beautiful and impressive historical sites in Ayutthaya. The temple ‘sits’ on Chao ...
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Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

Ayutthaya – Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

Wat Phra Sri Sanphet means "Temple of the Holy, Splendid Omniscient". It was the richest, most impressive and sacred temple ...
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Wat Phra Mahathat

Ayutthaya – Wat Phra Mahathat

One of the main attractions in the temple is the Bunyan tree, as between its roots you can see the ...
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Wat Lokaya Sutha

Ayutthaya – Wat Lokaya Sutha

Lokaya Sutha temple has been massively destroyed and the only attraction there is a giant, reclining Buddha statue, called Phra ...
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Wat Yai Chai Mongkol

Ayutthaya – Wat Yai Chai Mongkol

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol can be also written as Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, which means the Great Temple of the ...
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Ayutthaya – Wat Mongkhon Bophit

Wat Mongkhon Bophit can be also written as Wat Mongkol Bophit; it is one of the most active temples in ...
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Ayutthaya – Wat Phanan Choeng

Wat Phana Choeng is a historic site, yet one of the most active temples in Ayutthaya. The temple is sacred ...
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Ayutthaya Province – Bang Pa-In Summer Palace

Ayutthaya’s real gem is Bang Pa-In – the summer palace of Thai kings for generations. It is a spectacular, pastoral ...
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