Ayutthaya or Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province is a province in the central region. Which a long history, In addition, it was once the capital of Thailand that flourished for more than 417 years. Moreover, in 1991, the UNESCO organization announced the registration of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Historical Park as a World Heritage City.
What to do in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
Bang Pa-in Palace
Located in Bang Pa-in district which an ancient palace from the Ayutthaya period. Currently, visitors allowed visiting. Within the palace area, there are many interesting things. At the same time, it is characterized by a small palace. Located in the middle of the little island in the inner palace garden In addition, it is open daily.
Kong Khong Market (Ban Saeng Som)
Located at Bang Pa-in – Phanan Choeng Temple (Adjacent to Ban Lane Temple) is an ancient market, one of the most interesting places in Ayutthaya. In addition, experience the old atmosphere of the Ayutthaya period. At the same time, enjoy buying products, antique snacks, and local food. Moreover, the long drum dance And making merit to put on the monks’ medals (Open every Thursday – Sunday from 10.00-16.00)
Located along the ditch area. Behind the old town hall, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province Which is currently changed to Ayutthaya Tourist Center.
The charm of Krungsri Market is in the simulation of the prosperous Ayutthaya period. At the same time, can rent a dress for wearing to walk into the atmosphere in the market as well. In addition to the atmosphere in the market, there are many types of local food to choose from. Moreover, there are showing the traditional ancient way of life. And the folk dancing show.
Ban Din Sor Market
It considered one of the important commercial districts in the Ayutthaya period. By being a stationery shop area In addition, presently is a new attraction. Which is open for tourists to visit and purchase products.
At present, Ban Din Sor Market is part of the Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Rajabhat University. At the same time, the area within the market has a brick bridge. Fried across the canal Is a bridge between the jungle Din Sor and Boromphuttharam temple
Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 08.30-21.30 hrs.
Ayutthaya Historical Park
The historical park in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya has an area of 1,810 rai. Located within the city of Ayutthaya. Inside the park consists of more than 425 historic sites. Including
Ancient Palace or Royal Palace
The palace of the King and is the political and administrative center at the same time. King Uthong Please build a palace in the area that is currently the location of Phra Sri Sanphet Temple, Lopburi River. Currently, only the foundations of various royal throne remain. Because it burned when the city was broken.
Wat Phra Si Sanphet
The most important temple of Ayutthaya Was originally a royal palace built by King Uthong. Later, in the reign of King Rama III Please move the palace to a new building on the bank of the Lopburi River. Moreover, dedicate the palace to this temple Also used for important ceremonies And was a royal charity.
Wihan Phra Mongkhon Bophit
Phra Mongkhon Bophit is one of the largest bronze Buddha statues in Thailand. Assumed that it built in the early Ayutthaya period in 1956. Later, Field Marshal P. Pibulsongkram Restored the temple Phra Mongkhon Bophit New, as shown today.
At present, there are important places registered in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Historical Park such as Mahathat Temple, Rama Temple, Chandrakasem Palace, Phanan Choeng Temple, Chaiwatthanaram Temple, Wat Phutthaisawan, Wat Chai Chaimongkon, Phaniad Elephant, Japanese Village, Portuguese Village, Hollanda Village, Dusidaram Worawihan Temple, And St. Joseph’s Church, etc.
Elephant Palace & Royal Kraal
The largest Wang Chang in central Thailand. The tourists will experience the elephant ride through the historic park archaeological site. In addition, watch the performances of elephants. At the same time, take pictures with elephants and provide food as well.
An international market. That decorated the store with a colorful color At the same time, it is another attraction that is different from other places.
Open daily 10.00-22.00 hrs.