Ayutthaya is far from Bangkok around 85km, this is the ancient capital of Thailand. This site was considered as one of the cultural heritages in the world since 1991.
Ayutthaya has been reigned by U Thong King Dynasty since 1767, after seven dynasties have been reigned by 33 kings, then it has been invaded and destroyed by Burma army, until getting the independent is the king moved the capital to Bangkok. Then, this site has become devastated.
Ayutthaya is the complex with the famous sights such as Wat Choeng Thar, Wat Suwandararam, Wat Phra Ram, Wat Mahathat, Wat Phra Mongkhon Bophit, Wat Phutthaisawan, Wat Pra Sri Sanphet, Wat Worachettharam, Wat Lokaya Suttha, Wat Yai Chaimongkhon, Wat Chaiwatthanaram…Specially, Wat Lokaya Sutha has very big Buddha status. But the most special image in this place is the Buddha face which is enclosed in the tree root, a nice and devotional face make people feel safe and sound while seeing this Buddha status face.
After visiting Temples, sanctuaries and shrines in Ayutthaya, then you should explore the floating market Klong Sabua, this floating market is very famous in this area and you also should try the local food of the local people in this floating market, it is very delicious and locally.
There are many different ways to go to Ayutthaya in Thailand, you could catch bus, taxi or train from Bangkok to Ayutthaya so that you should not miss this famous place in your trip to Thailand.
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