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Friday, December 13, 2013

Historic City of Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya is an ancient capital of Siam, now situated in the Central Plains of Thailand not that far from Bangkok.
An old trading hub of Asia the settlement had become in the 1700 the largest city in the world having approximately 1 million inhabitants.
Although only a few remains of the city are still standing you can still understand why merchants from all over the world considered Ayutthaya the finest city they've visited.

Among the things worth visiting today in Ayutthaya are:

The Chedi at Wat Phu Khao Thong
The Chedi at Wat Phu Khao Thong, Ayutthaya


Stone statues of Buddha
Stone statues of Buddha

Ruins of Ayutthaya, Thailand
Ruins of Ayutthaya, Thailand

Pagodas of Ayutthaya, Thailand
Pagodas of Ayutthaya, Thailand