Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province

    Situated at upper area of Bangkok Metropolis where was the city of rivers and precious ancient places, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya was the large plains land passed by many rivers like Chao Phraya River, Pasak River, Lopburi River and Noi River. Its dominant symbol of ever being the capital of Siam can be seen from its prosperity of arts and cultures especially in the area of Island Capital where was the locations of the ancient places, Wat Phra Si Sanphet and Bang Pa-in Summer Palace.
    Ayutthaya, a former capital of Thailand from 1350 to 1767, is and interesting historic spot visited by large numbers of tourists on a one-day trip from Bangkok. Unlike other tourist centres, Ayutthaya's main attraction is not its beautiful scenery, but its calm atmosphere with the remains resulting from the destruction by the invading Burmese army in 1767. The ruins offer the visitors a glimpse of old Ayutthaya, with once was a prosperous and majestic capital with over 400 magnificent Buddhist monasteries.
    The ruins can be seen in the area called the Old Capital in the centre of the city. Other interesting places are Wat Mongkhon Bophit where Thailand's biggest bronze Buddha image is enshrined, Wat Phananchoeng which is a place of worship most frequently visited by local people, and Chao Sam Phraya Museum which keeps invaluable artistic treasures discovered from the ruins.

ATTRACTION
When going to Ayutthaya, all visitors are advised to make excursions to :


AYUTTHAYA TOURIST MAP




Ayutthaya Histroic City

The Kingdom of Ayutthaya (1350-1767)



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Information
: Hotel & Resorts in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
: Hotel & Resorts in Thailand
: History of Ayutthaya Temples & Ruins