Ayutthaya's History & Culture
Pick up from Hotel, leave Bangkok to visit Wat Mahathat Nature has taken over some of this site with the roots of an ancient fig tree covering the head of a Buddha image. Wat Phrasri Sanphet & Mongkol Bophit Vihara was burnt down when the Kingdom was invaded, but if you stand and gaze upon the ruins, then close your eyes and you might imagine this golden age. One of the largest bronze Buddha images in Thailand is housed in Wat Phra Mongkhon Bophit in front of the complex. After Lunch to Arts of the Kingdom Museum Thai folk arts and crafts, It is established to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 72nd birthday anniversary on August 12, 2004 to show gratitude to Her sincere effort in promoting Her people’s quality of life and to extend assistance towards the promotion and betterment of Thai folk arts and crafts for export. Then the learning center that brings the new theory of agriculture concepts of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Rama IX, for application to the sufficiency economy which is truly usable. Overnight Hotel in Ayutthaya
After breakfast, leave from hotel to visit Wat Yai Chaimongkol has great significance for the Thai people as it was built during the reign of King Naresuan the Great to commemorate an epic battle, when herode a war elephant into battle to defeat an invading Burmese prince. The octagonal-based bell-shaped stupa. Thailand’s tallest gilded Buddha, “Phra Buddha Trirattana Nayok”, also called “Luang Pho To”, is housed in this 600 year-old temple built 26 years before Ayutthaya was established at Wat Phananchoeng. Later Lunch the important historical site that reflects the long-standing and close relations between Japan and Thailand learning Japanese Village, memorial site of the old Japanese settlement in Ayutthaya. Return to Bangkok. End of service.