A Tour to Ayutthaya
Ayutthaya Province, the ancient old
capital of Thailand, is
only about 71 kilometers from Bangkok. There are many conducted tours which can be
either half a day or full
For half-day trip it is more efficient to go by car. It takes
about 1 hour from Bangkok, and if you would like to follow Bangkoksite trip we can
||Wat Na Phrameru. This
wat is located
across the river from the old palace.
of King Naresuan the Great.
It is newly constructed and
by the end of 1999. Nearby is Wat Phu
Khao Thong or the Golden Mount.
||Elephant Kraal. This is
the only elephant
kraal left in Thailand.
||Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the
was located here from the establishment
of Ayutthaya in the reign of King Rama-
thibodi 1(1350 A.D.). Later on a Wat was
built in 1448 A.D. as a monastic area.
||Wat Thammikarat is
located in front of
the royal palace of Ayutthaya, and built
before Ayutthaya period.
Ratchaburana was built at the
site of the cremation and at the place
where brothers of Chao Sam Phraya
fought and died.
||The construction of Wat
was begun during the reign of King
Borommarachathirat 1 in 1374 A.D.
In 1767 A.D. when Ayutthaya was
sacked the Wat was burnt.
city is surrounded by 3
rivers. Chao Phraya, Pasak and
Lopburi River. The river tour around
the city is another attraction.
Back to Ayutthaya
Since : November 30, 1999