Built just to the east of the spectacular ruins of the capital of the Ayutthaya kingdom, a Siamese power destroyed by Burmese invasion in the 18th century, Ayutthaya is a modern Thai city studded with archeological wonders. Headless Buddhas and crumbling but still-beautiful reliquary towers and wats give evidence of the majesty of the civilization that was once centered here.
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It would be easy to simply temple-hop in the capital city, limiting your visit to the heavily-trafficked Wat Pho and Wat Arun — which are certainly worth seeing — but in a country replete with beautiful temples, it’s worth it to venture away from the city.
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Cramming all of Bangkok’s top sights and best bites into one day is no easy feat. Maximize your time by swapping taxis for tuk-tuks, and taking in multiple attractions on one tour. Here’s how.
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Fresh off a trip to the buzzing metropolis, JS contributor Chelsea Stuart breaks down exactly what to do in Bangkok when you've got a full week at your disposal.
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