AYUTTHAYA DAY TOUR BY CAR

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bangkok

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Exploring the rich of cultures in Ayutthaya at Bang Pa In Summer Palace which is a palace complex formerly used by the Thai Kings. The next spot are sightseeing many historical temples especially at Wat Yai Chai Mongkhol, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Wat Maha That and Wat Chaiwattanaram where are surrounded by Ayutthaya historical park by taking a long tail boat and discover the thai rural life along the river and have a delicious local lunch at a riverside restaurant in the old city of Ayutthaya.
Depart for the tour to visit Bang Pa In Summer Palace comprises a collection of buildings of various ages and various architectural styles surrounded by a lake. Originally built by King Prasattong in Ayutthaya era, Bang Pa-In was the places for the kings in the Ayutthaya period to visit and enjoy, but it was let unoccupied when Bangkok became the capital. Its importance was reestablished when King Rama IV and King Rama V restored the palace, and some new buildings were built. Then, take a long tail boat for a short trip to explore the hidden charm of the beautiful temples in the old city of Ayutthaya. Visit Wat Yai Chai Mongkol is situated to the southeast and opposite to Ayutthaya city. A large Chedi of this Wat can be seen from a far distance. This monastery was built by King U-Thong in 1357 A.D. for the use of the monks who had returned from Ceylon after studying under Phra Vanarat Maha Thera. Visit Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. This is the most important temple within the Royal Palace compound and the original from which the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok has been copied. Three outstanding Ceylonese style pagodas were built during the 15th century to enshrine the ashes of three Ayutthaya kings. Visit Wat Maha That The Heart and Soul of City from Artifacts and the style of the Pagoda, we believe that Wat Maha That was built before the Ayutthaya Period or around the 14th Century. One of the images which were excavated by the Fine Art Department was a Buddha Image in the Sitting Attitude (sitting with drop down legs). This image belonged to the Lopburi Period. The Pagodas are from the Bayon Style or Bayon Period (compared to Khmer culture) which are built with late rite. Wat Chaiwatthanaram is a Buddhist temple in the city of Ayutthaya Historical Park, Thailand, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, outside Ayutthaya island. It is one of Ayutthaya's best known temples, then transfer back to Bangkok.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks or additional food orders
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