Discover Thailand's rich and compelling history at Historic City of Ayutthaya, a settlement founded in 1350. The second Siamese capital, it was ransacked by the Burmese in the 18th century, yet its ruins still offer a fascinating glimpse into Asian architecture of the period, town life, and spirituality. Now a World Heritage Site, the city retains an abundance of treasured buildings, statues, and surrounding scenery. Admire the delicacy of the design and its resilience to the forces of nature and society. Remember to bring your camera, and note that crowds peak at midday. With our world travel planner, Ayutthaya attractions like Historic City of Ayutthaya can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Tours To Historic City of Ayutthaya
Private Tour: Ayutthaya Day Trip from Bangkok BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $199
Duration: 8 to 10 hours
Ayutthaya Historical Park Small Group Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $40
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Historic City of Ayutthaya Reviews
Exploring the temple ruins in Ayutthaya was incredible. We rented two bicycles and spent a whole day checking out the most popular ruins in the area. Our first stop was Wat Maha That to see the... more »
The city of Ayutthaya was founded by U-Thong in 1351. The holy city is located on the north side of the Bangkok (70 Km away). Ayutthaya or Krung Kao "ancient capital" was the capital of the country... more »
There is so much to see in this city. Here are the eye-catching scenes. Not really worth the trip. very very nice place.
This city has a lot of amazing attractions. There are a lot of elephants to ride in the city. The ancient ruins is a beautiful place. Well maintained and protected.
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