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Around Thailand

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Thailand has a unique historical and cultural identity. There are local philosophers and local wisdom throughout the land.Thailand has biodiversity and natural and community attractions spread throughout the country.There are a variety of festivals, traditions, and the kindness of the Thai people who welcome tourists from all over the world.

Chao Sam Phraya National Museum, Ayutthaya

November 16, 2016

Chao Sam Phraya National Museum is located at tum bon Pratoo Chai, Rojana Road, opposite to Phranakhon Si Ayutthaya Rajabhat University. The museum was built by public fund from precious items found in the underground crypts of the prang (pagoda) tower of Wat Ratchaburana so this museum was named after the king who ordered the construction of Wat Ratchaburana, King Borommarachathirat II or Chao Sam Phraya..........Click



Wat Maheyong, Ayutthaya

January 22, 2020

Linguistically speaking, Meheyong is derived from the Pali word Mahiyahgana which means mountains or hills. The name reflects the temple's general topography: hilly monastic area. The most prominent feature of the temple that can be seen from afar is the red-brick walls of the ordination hall.Wat Maheyong was appointed a royal monastery, but sadly it was abandoned due to the collapse of Ayutthaya in 1767.....Click



Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Ayutthaya

January 22, 2020

One of the most visited historical site of Ayutthaya, Wat Chaiwattanaram rests on the bank of the Chao Phraya river, to the west of the city Island. The Temple was ordered to built in 1630 by King Prasat Thong to honor his mother, featuring the architectural style influenced by Angkor temple in Cambodia-its unique feature is a large, central prang (Khmer-style pagoda) surrounded by smaller prangs, symbolizing Mount Sumeru, the gods' mountain according to Hindu belief. The lighting at night makes the temple even more exotic and beautiful...........Click



Wat Na Phramen, Ayutthaya

January 22, 2020

The Temple is located along Khlong Sra Bua and the north bank of the Khlong Mueang or as know as Lob Buri River just opposite the ancient Grand Palace. It was received the name Wat Phra Meru Rachikaram, the old temple outside the city area. As its name indicates, it must have been established at a Royal cremation area during the later Ayutthaya period..........Click



Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Ayutthaya

January 22, 2020

The main attractions of this Temple, which is located on U-Thong Road, southeast of the city, are the paintings. The mural paintings in the Ubosot depict the gathering deities and jataka stories, while the murals on the front wall show a picture of the Lord Buddha subduing evil. Within the Viharn, is a picture depicting the bravery of King Naresuan the Great, which is a masterpiece with several copies found in many other places...........Click



Mae Nang Pluem Temple, Ayutthaya

January 22, 2020

Mae Nang Pluem Temple, is a temple with an ancient temple as an important historic site. Luang Pho Khao enshrined as the principal Buddha image and the inverted bell-shaped pagoda surrounded by Singh. Currently, the ancient architecture and this fine art is hard to find...........Click


Cruise along the Chao Phraya River, Pasak, Ayutthaya, Ayutthaya

January 22, 2020

Boat trips along the Chao Phraya River and Pasak, beginning with Ban Watcharajai Restaurant which opposite Suan Suriyothai. Then cruise through the Tha Karong Temple and turned around heading through the following locations Kasattrathirat Worawihan, Chai Watthanaram Temple, Phutthaisawan Temple, Pomphet, Pha Nan Choeng Worawihan Temple, Predee-Thamrong Bridge, Phichai Songkhram Temple and then turned back the same way. Finished this trip at Boat docking at Baan Watcharajai Restaurant. This trip takes about 2 hours...........Click



Phanan Choeng Worawihan

Although Wat Phanan Choeng has been built even before the establishment of Ayutthaya as the capital city, there is no clear record about its founder. According to the Northern Chronicles, Phra Chao Sai Namphung, the ruler of Ayotthaya, had it built at the royal cremation site of Phra Nang Soi Dok Mak and named the temple "Wat Phra Chao Nang Choeng" (or Wat Phra Nang Choeng)


Jao Mae
Soi Dork Mark Shrine

The story of Jao Mae Soi Dork Mark has been being told very long ago amongst Ayutthaya local people.
According to the legend, the Chinese King gave his daughter, Soi Dork Mark Princess, to Phra Jao Sai Nam Pheung of Siam. His Majesty the King sent the princess by the beautifully decorated junk to Krung Sri Ayutthaya.


Wat Yai Chaimongkhon

This temple also had a bond with King Naraesuan's reign. In year 1592,
when King Naraesuan conquered the war with King Uparat of Myanmar
at Tambon Nongsarai, Supan Buri, he built a big chedi as the signal of the conquest.


Wat Phutthaisawan

In the Ayutthaya Era, Wat Phutthaisawan was an immense,
renowned and most important royal monastery during the reign of Somdet Phra Ramathibodhi I (King U-thong), the first king of the Ayutthaya kingdom.

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