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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Ayuthay was a pleasant surprise. A lot of history around it and it was amazing how the city looked like in its glory days.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Ayuthay was a pleasant surprise. A lot of history around it and it was amazing how the city looked like in its glory days.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Liked: great trip to the old capital of Thailand, maybe not so suitable for young children but you feel the atmosphere of the old Siam kingdom. Disliked: Difficult to find western style toilets

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I was there in September 2013 with my wife.This place inspires peace. We stayed in a guesthouse near by and went to the ruins by bike. It's not far at all and we stayed there the whole afternoon. You can use a tripod. The highlight for me was the buddha head in the tree. That truly inspired me peace and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

get one on the right side of the river otherwise youll have to carry it on the boat accross. 100baht to see the main ruins..supposed to be good at night with the lights.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A river cruise from Bangkok to Ayutthaya is a good way to do sightseeing in Thailand. It's relaxing and food is great, plus the music and wine. You'll love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The city of Ayutthaya is one hour TRAIN ride from Bangkok As I exit the train station I took with another traveler a private van (with AIR condition !!!) It was a good idea because the temples are spread across the town. The driver took us to about 10 different locations and waited outside while we took the time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

For anyone interested in Thai history, or just interested in historical sites, a visit to Ayuthaya, the former capital of Siam, is a must. It is also easily accessible from Bangkok, either with an organized day tour from any travel agent, or by hopping on the train for a 45 minute journey north of Bangkok. Most of Thailand was formerly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great ruins with the Buddha head in the roots of a tree. If you planning to visit Angkor, Ayuthaya can give you a taste of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

About an hour outside of Bangkok (on the train line for the people heading north up to Chiang Mai, you can stop over here before moving on.) Awesome ancient temples scattered through and outside of the modern city. The Ankor Wat of Thailand. Ayuthaya used to be the capital and home to 1 million people before it was sacked by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The ruins of Ayutthaya (the capital of Siam from mid 14th century to mid 18th century until being destroyed by Burma) are fascinating. The ruins are spread over a huge area that has the modern town built in and around. The Grand Palace in Bangkok is modelled on these now ruins so a fascinating glimpse into the building thereof. If... More 

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Address: Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Ayutthaya Province  >  Ayutthaya

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