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Journey back in history in the ancient city of Ayutthaya

Not far from Bangkok,this route is perfect to discover the historic treasures of Thailand. You can enjoy the ride through a UNESCO World Heritage site and see the ancient city's walls and pagodas.
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Ayutthaya, Thailand

Feel the atmosphere of the place that was once the capital city of Thailand. Not far from Bangkok,this route is perfect to discover the historic treasures of Thailand. You can enjoy the ride through a UNESCO World Heritage site and see the ancient city's walls and pagodas.

Route Detail

Leave from Bangkok to Ayutthaya provice in the early moring. Discover the past by cycling along the historic roads,experiencing the lovely river views,and inspecting the remains of ancient structures. the starting point is Ayutthaya Historical Park.Then ride on to visit the Ancient Palace and Wat Phra Si Sanphet. During the trip you have a chance to learn about the way of life of the people in the past by inspecting Khun Phaen's Residence,a traditional Thai teak house constructed and artistically decorated by Thai craftspeople using local wisdom.You can also visit Wat choeng Tha on the Lop Buri River,another scenic temple at which to rest and take in some of the atmosphere.It is a popular spot for taking photos of friends and family crossing the wooden bridge in front of the temple.

Address:
Ayutthaya, Thailand

Website:
http://www.spiceroads.com/bangkok/historic_ayutthaya

Tour Duration:
Day Trip

Bike distance: 25 Kms.


 

Published on Sep 8, 2009

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