This list of the best places to see in Ayutthaya It will help you to organize your visit to one of the most impressive places in Thailand, which we are sure, will not leave you indifferent and will become part of your unforgettable in the country of smiles.
Considered by many to be a must for being one of the essential places to visit in Thailand, the ancient city of Ayutthaya is located just over 80 kilometers from Bangkok and is also a perfect excursion from the capital of one or two days.
Declared a World Heritage Site, the Ancient City of Ayutthaya or Kingdom of Siam, was founded by King U-Thong in 1350 and became, for almost three centuries, one of the most important sites in the country in addition to one of the most sacred places for Buddhism.
Although it has an area of 15 square kilometers in which hundreds of temples are distributed, things to do in Ayutthaya are easily encompassed in a single day, highlighting the visit to the temples Wat Chai Watanaram, Wat Na Phramen, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, Wat Lokaya Sutha, with a huge reclining Buddha and Wat Maha That, the most famous temple in Ayutthaya, in which is a Buddha head among the branches of a tree.
As we said before, one of the options is to go to Ayutthaya from Bangkok in one day and although it is a visit that you can do for free perfectly, if you want to know more about the place and do it with a guide in Spanish, it is interesting to book this Excursion to Ayutthaya with river cruise or this Market on the tracks, floating market and ruins of Ayutthaya.
Something to keep in mind is that to visit Ayutthaya there is no specific type of bonus that allows you to enter all the temples and ruins. Moreover, until very recently, you had to buy a ticket for each of them, which was between 20THB and 50THB. Today there is a 220THB bonus per person that includes the entrance to Wat Mahathat, Wat Racha Burana, Wat Phra Sanpetch, Wat Phra Ram, Wat Chai Watthanaram and Wat Mahe Yong, which are some of the main temples of Ayutthaya.
You can buy it in any of them and you will have to show the entrance in each one of the visits.