Ayutthaya is filled with massive ancient temples ruins, just one-hour away by land from Bangkok.
This place served as the second ancient capital of Thailand.
Don’t miss a visit to the famous head of Buddha covered by roots and other temples included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites.
Highlights & lowlights from Detourista adventures in Ayutthaya.
Ayutthaya Buddha HeadBuddha head covered by roots at Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya, Thailand
Marcos at Wat KhudeedaoWat Khudeedao, in Ayutthaya, Thailand
Ayutthaya river ferryChildren on a local river ferry, Ayutthaya, Thailand
Ayutthaya Giant Sitting BuddhaGiant sitting Buddha at Wat Phanan Choeng (temple) in Ayutthaya, Thailand
Wat ChaiwatthanaramWat Chaiwatthanaram, in Ayutthaya, Thailand
Wat Ratcha BuranaWat Ratcha Burana in Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Ayutthaya is around 1.5 to 2 hours north of Bangkok by land.
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