Ayutthaya Wat Maha That

Ayutthaya is the former capital of Thailand and located in the Chao Phraya River valley. It is about a one-hour drive away from Bangkok, but can also be reached by boat. Ayutthaya was founded in 1351 when it was proclaimed the capital of U Thong’s kingdom. It was the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. In 1767, however, the city was destroyed by the Burmese. The former capital’s ruins are now a major… Read More