Ayutthaya Ruins, Ayutthaya

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Explore the remains of ornate prang (spires), giants Buddhas, and sprawling palaces and temples at Ayutthaya Ruins, once the gleaming capital of Siam. The Burmese sacked the city in 1767, but the crumbling ruins still hold an Ozymandian majesty. To best prioritize the many sites that make up the vast historical park, and to learn more about the city's history, take a guided tour. On the other hand, you can find many smaller hidden gems--neglected by most tourists--by sightseeing independently. Ayutthaya Ruins is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Ayutthaya Edition.
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  • Ayutthaya offers while some remains and remarkable temples, including: the Wat Yai Chaya Mongkol, the Wat Phanan Thoeng and Wat Chai Watt Manaram, but all these monuments are scattered in the middle of ugly with large avenues and recent constructions without a soul to intense traffic.
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  • We booked a tour to Ayutthaya through a street vendor. It was very well organised and very informative. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and could tell us about the history of Ayutthaya and the m...  more »
  • 現地の某旅行会社でその場で申し込み、1日ツアーで行ってきました。 自分は一人旅なので、日本からは人数が足りなく申し込めなかったからです。 アソーク駅の近くの某社のオフィスに着くと日本語のできるスタッフが 親切にツアーを紹介してくれて、非常に助かりました。 当日、ピックアップが多少遅れましたがミニバンで目的地へ。 距離は結構遠く、バンコクから車で2時間ほどかかったと思います。 もし電車で行っていたら...  more »

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Where to stay in Ayutthaya

Boasting very popular sightseeing attractions, the city of Ayutthaya offers plenty of choice when it comes to accommodations. Encircled by rivers, the town center provides everything from budget guesthouse rooms to more exclusive hotels, occupying architectural landmarks from the colonial era. Outside of the center, expect to find motels and budget accommodation next to main roads, and pricier resorts and hotels nestled up to attractive rivers.
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