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 $198
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
Ancient Thai archtecture.There are stories behind them.Nice place to visit but don’t forget to bring your hat or umbrella.The heat and sun light is too hot.I kept sweating the first minute I entered..... more »
I have visited the historic city of Ayuthaya which was once the capital of Thailand during my trip to Bangkok. I had visited this place for a full day sightseeing tour from Bangkok. I had purchased a.... 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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