Alternative titles ayudhya, ayuthaya, ayuthia, krung kao, phra nakhon si ayutthaya ayutthaya, in full phra nakhon si ayutthaya, ayutthaya also spelled ayudhya, ayuthia, or ayuthaya, town and former capital of the tai state of ayutthaya (siam) located in central.
Built just to the east of the spectacular ruins of the capital of the ayutthaya kingdom, a siamese power destroyed by burmese invasion in the 18th century, ayutthaya is a modern thai city studded with archeological wonders. Headless buddhas and crumbling but still-beautiful reliquary towers and wats give evidence of the majesty of the.
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Phra nakhon si ayutthaya , or locally and simply ayutthaya, is the former capital of phra nakhon si ayutthaya province in thailand. It is located on an island on the confluence of the chao phraya and pa sak rivers.
The ayutthaya kingdom was a siamese kingdom that existed from 1350 to 1767 centered on the city of ayutthaya. The kingdom of ayutthaya is considered to be the precursor of modern thailand and its developments are an important part of the history of thailand.
At the centre of ayutthaya city is ayutthaya historical park a unesco world heritage site the most visited site in the area. Here, the four spectacular temples of the early ayutthaya period (1350 1529) stand amongst a dense canopy of ancient trees. West of it is the site of the royal palace and royal chapel (wat phra si sanphet) the political and spiritual heart of the lost.