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Ayuthaya Ruins

Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Former capital of Thailand ruined again and again by Myanmar empire and this place now speaking his story with tear eyes to all.Must visit this place to see the brutality of mankind against the mankind.Broken temple,headless buddha statues showing the brutality of the history.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Ancient thai capital ruined by Myanmar.Buddha face in the room of the tree is another attraction.Big Buddha statue in the nearby temple is awesome.An elephant riding make you enjoy for the day

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a good place to visit if you're interested in historical places in Thailand. I definitely recommend reading up on this city and it's history before you visit, otherwise you might just feel kind of lost. I took a tuk-tuk around for 3 hours and paid B600 by myself. If you're savvy, maybe you can end up paying less.... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This was our third visit to Old Sukothai and we still ove it a lot. I'm not into new age, but this is one of the places on earth where some underground good-vibe stream must cross. The place is peacefull and restfull and it's great to cycle around between the ruins for a half or full day. Make sure you... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I couldn't remember how many temple I had visit and names of those. Each has different style and it's unique architecture. Also some of the ruin didn't have signs to explain its history. I was glad to be able to see these beautiful ruin and temple, very unique. Once in my live time, worth every breath!!!

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Xi'n
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A great place to explore and take some good pictures. We visited this as par of a half day tour , which was really worth t.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Spectacular remains of old Siam's capital. You can still see the black sooty scorch marks when the Burmese army destroyed and burned the place to the ground in the 1300s. This has to be Asia's version of ancient Rome. I recommend you stay at least 3 to 4 days in order to see everything. There are great photo opportunities, but... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A lot of ancient red brick. can hire a bicycle to get around. Most people do at least visit here even if it is only the once.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We took a van from Bangkok to Ayuthaya which took about 90 minutes. They dropped us off where we found a group of tuk-tuk drivers. After negotiating a price to see 4 of the local attractions we were off. Our final stop of the day was the Ayuthaya Ruins which was very impressive. I would recommend doing the audio tour... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you are an enthusiast of Buddhist culture and ruins of ancient architecture, this is a MUST visit city. It is better to spend at least one full day to cover most important locations. However, it may not be very suitable for small children as the climate is very hot and humid. All in all, it reminded us of our... More

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