Bang Pa In Palace was first built in the reign of King Prasat Thong (1629-1656) in the Ayutthaya period. It was frequented by the king and his successors until the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767.
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Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relics) is located almost right in the center of Ayutthaya.
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Wat Phra Sisanphet was the holiest temple on the site of the old Royal Palace in Thailand's ancient capital of Ayutthaya until the city was completely destroyed by the Burmese in 1767.
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Der Wat Yai Chai Mongkon befindet sich südöstlich außerhalb der alten Stadtmauer von Ayutthaya an einem Seitenarm des Pa-Sak-Flusses.
Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, Ayuthaya in Thailand Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, Ayuthaya in Thailand
Ayutthaya is full name Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (พระนครศรีอยุธยา), is an ancient capital and modern city in the Central Plains of Thailand, 85 km north of Bangkok.
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Wat Potangtai Pier in Ayuthaya.
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Viharn Pra Mongkolborpit is situated on the south of Wat Prasrisanpetch and is where the bronze Buddha image in the attitude of subduing Mara is situated.
Royal summer residence is a palace complex formerly used by the Thai kings. It lies beside the Chao Phraya River in Bang Pa-In district, Ayutthaya Province.
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Ayutthaya overview

Ayutthaya, Thailand’s ancient capital, is about 85 kilometers from Bangkok and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The U Thong King Dynasty has ruled Ayutthaya since 1767, after seven dynasties and 33 kings, after which it was invaded and destroyed by the Burmese army until the king relocated the capital to Bangkok.

Best time to visit Ayutthaya

The best time to visit Ayutthaya is from November to January when the temperature ranges from 23℃ to 33℃ and the rainfall is less. Ayutthaya is hot and humid all year, including the winter months of December and January.

How to travel to Ayutthaya?

It is only about 85 kilometers from Bangkok to Ayutthaya, making it simple to choose various modes of transportation to reach this destination.

By joining a group or private tour from Bangkok
Ayutthaya is a massive temple complex that spans 289 hectares. There is little rhyme or reason to the location of the buildings, and even with a map, you may have difficulty locating specific ones without a tour guide during your adventure time here. The tour will start in Bangkok by car, and on the way back Bangkok will take a riverboat cruise down the Chao Phraya River to enjoy views of the temples that line the riverbank.

By train from Bangkok
depending on the service, trains departing from Bangkok’s Hualamphong train station will take you to Ayutthaya in 1hr 20min to 2hrs 30min. Please note that the railway station in Ayutthaya is not close to the temples so to get to the ruins, take a ferry or a tuk-tuk (three-wheeled motorcycle taxi) is the best option. On a hot day here, if you don’t want to walk through the entire complex, you should rent a bike or pay a tuk-tuk driver to take you from one temple to the next.

By bus/minivans or private car from Bangkok
The bus/minivans will depart from Mo Chit Bus Station and make several stops along the one-hour journey to Ayutthaya, and you should stay until the final stop to reach the ruins. It’s a short walk from Naresuan Alley to Wat Mahathat in the park’s northeast corner. You’ll pass by Chao Phrom market on the way, which is a good place to stop for a snack and a cold drink before reaching the archeological park.

Attractions in Ayutthaya

1. Wat Choeng Thar
2. Wat Suwandararam
3. Wat Phra Ram
4. Wat Mahathat
5. Wat Phra Mongkhon Bophit
6. Wat Phutthaisawan
7. Wat Pra Sri Sanphet
8. Wat Worachettharam
9. Wat Lokaya Sutha
10. Wat Yai Chaimongkhon
11. Wat Chaiwatthanaram
12. Wat Lokaya Sutha 

Ayutthaya’s food specialties

•  Noodle Ayutthaya at Wat Yai
•  Kuay Tiao Ruea or Krung Kao Boat Noodles
•  A riverside cafe at The Summer House
•  Pad Thai
•  Silp Pa Cafe
•  Noodle Shop at Center Chao Phrom Market
•  Noodles Krungsri

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