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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
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$115.22*
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Bangkok to Ayutthaya by Road Bicycle
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$78.15*
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Full-Day Tour to Ayuthaya from Bangkok including Lunch Cruise Return Trip
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$102.26*
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Exploring Historic Ayutthaya by Bike

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A must do while in Thailand..

I've heard many folks skip this, but this place is a definite must if you are in the Bangkok area. Go there not only for the ruins but also for awesome and cheap shopping and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've heard many folks skip this, but this place is a definite must if you are in the Bangkok area. Go there not only for the ruins but also for awesome and cheap shopping and also good food...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ayutthaya ruins are best seen with a bike rental, maps, and most of your homework done beforehand. Unless you get a great deal from a local tour guide, you can do your research in advance and enjoy all the ruins the city has to offer at your own leisure. There is also the Tourism Center which was most helpful... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well preserved historical ruins an hours drive from Bangkok. Reminded me of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. In fact it was built by the same Khmer people in mid 13th century. This was the second capital of the Siamese Kingdom.

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Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of my cycling trip from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. Ayutthaya was once the Thai capital center of Buddhism . The ruins will rival anything you might see in Europe

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Thank UCanTrustMe1953
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beautiful time honored Buddha statues, the tales of past Kings, stories of Burmese & Thai rivalries that resulted in the sacking of this (can only imagine) wonderful city ... definitely worth my trip ;o)

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth the trip from Bangkok if you are interested in ancient historical ruins. You feel like you've stepped back in time here.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

As a tourist place; this is not among the list of travelers. But if you really have time to travel back into history (!) - visit this place to experience it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Beautiful ole city, capital of Thailand. The ruins are all made of broke, b cause of the cement facades have fallen off.. deep in history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Another facinating set of ruins. Small entrance fee of 50 baht. Not suitable for disabled or infirm.

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Mae Chaem, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

These Ruins are extraordinary! A must see! Ayuthaya is definitely worth at least a day trip from Bangkok. You should be aware that Ayuthaya is quite a large City and the Ruins are a long Way apart from each other. Ayutthaya was a definitely a fabulous Part of Thailand to visit.Rich in History with the most amazing Temples. Again: It... More 

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