Thailand mirrors gigantic skyscrapers, luxury shopping malls, swanky lifestyles, picture-perfect beaches, enchanting Thai architecture, and fascinating cultural heritage. Have you ever wondered about an ancient ruined city in the “Land of Smiles“?
If you travel a few kilometers north of the bustling city of Bangkok, you will be taken by surprise. The concept of a “larger than life lifestyle” is replaced by a slow-paced life in an ancient ruined city, which used to be the capital of Thailand. With its glorious past and engrossing historical ruins, the compelling beauty of Ayutthaya will draw your attention, the moment you enter the destination. When I had first visited this place, it was nothing less than discovering the other side of Thailand.
Located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River, Ayutthaya celebrates magnificent cultural heritage. Once a major trading port, this capital city was the largest city in the world with a total population of 1 million inhabitants. Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of Thailand for 417 years celebrates towering monuments, historical ruins, mesmerizing Buddhist temples, and treasure-laden palaces. It will give you a glimpse of its celebrated past.
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This photo story will take you virtually to Ayutthaya to rediscover the charm of the ancient capital of Thailand.
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