The Ancient City of Ayutthaya Ayutthaya, Thailand
The ancient city of Ayutthaya Ayutthaya 13000 ,
The Spirit of the Ancient Splendor of Thailand Close your eyes, feel the atmosphere and move your thoughts to the capital of Ayutthaya’s historic kingdom, which was described by travelers in the 17th century as the dazzling and cosmopolitan city. For over 400 years it has been a powerful commercial and cultural center. After this time, it was destroyed by invaders from the north. Today, many monumental ruins have survived from ancient times - since 1991 they have been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. During a day trip from Bangkok, you can admire the impressive ruins of about 40 temples, the lying Buddha, Buddha’s head in the tree and the ancient square where scenes were shot for Mortal Combat. Walking among the breathtaking ruins allows you to feel the history of this place.
The best way to Explore Ayutthaya Due to the large distance between the various temples, the area is most convenient to travel on a bicycle or motorbike, which will allow reaching the corners where the life of an average provincial town takes place.