Historic city of Ayutthaya – 80 km north Bangkok

January 12, 2012 § 2 Comments

Thanks to Olly’s iphone app “My Heritage” we managed to spot Ayutthaya – world heritage, on their map and decided we should definitely head there for the day. “Founded c. 1350, Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. It was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century. Its remains, characterized by the prang (reliquary towers) and gigantic monasteries, give an idea of its past splendor”

 

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