Thailand Ayutthaya old Buddha statue head in tree at Wat Mahathat ancient temple
Thailand Ayutthaya Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Thailand Wat Chaiwatthanaram

Founded in 1350 and destroyed by invading Burmese in 1767, the once-glorious city of Ayutthaya was a former Siamese kingdom, preceding Bangkok as the capital of Siam. In the past a prosperous trading port, Ayutthaya remains a popular day trip from Bangkok, with the extensive ruins of the old city preserved in Ayutthaya Historical Park.

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