Ruined city from Thailand's Golden Age
Trip Start Jan 12, 2010
61Trip End Dec 02, 2010
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Where I stayed
P.U Guesthouse (150B)
Ayutthaya was Thailand's capital city before Bangkok and was once the richest and most powerful city in all of Asia. The main tourist map shows nearly 60 sites of interest, many of which are ruins but does include other attractions such as parks too. While you can walk to most of the main attractions, some are a good few kilometres away and it can be an effort to get there on foot. So after a few days of solid walking, I decided to hire a pedal bike for 30baht (60p) per day which made getting around a lot easier
I spent just over a week in the main city of Ayutthaya. I stayed at a very nice place called P.U guesthouse that had some really helpful and friendly staff (especially Ning). During this stay I've seen countless places over a lot of days. As I’m sure you can understand, once you’ve seen this many ruins, they all begin to look the same. It's taken a lot of time and effort to cross reference and arrange all these photos and their titles to match what I actually saw. Anyway, I’ll let the pictures do the rest of the talking.