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Ayutthaya...is an old ancient city of Thailand and home of world heritage attraction for tourists. This ancient city is located along the river side, featuring an enjoyable palatable food, and a feel of ancient period style. More information about the ancient city can be found hereGuide Book Issue5 – “Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya” 'Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya' Visit Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya ancient city and enjoy a world heritage sightseeing. 15 ancient temples., 15 tourist places around the city.,15 famous grilled shrimp restaurants., 15 various styles accommodation., 15 impressive souvenirs. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Visit @Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya ancient city and enjoy a world heritage sightseeing. “Ancient capital city, the source of water and rice, marvelous poetry, land of heroes". Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province The city of Ayutthaya has its own valuable history hence it is also called “The ancient city” Places of worship, ancient places and magnificent temples is a unique civilization which was the main influence on the original pattern of Thai lifestyle which is the reason why the city is considered as a world heritage Climate: Ayutthaya is directly affected by monsoon from the gulf of Thailand resulting in a continuous rain in Ayutthaya throughout the year. The average temperature is 23-32˚Celsius. High season: Although it is suitable for travelling all year long. In summer, however, the weather can be very hot which is why it is recommended to visit Ayutthaya in winter.The temperature in winter is considered to be comfortable and more enjoyable.In the rainy season, the weather is humid. If you’re an adventurous type, then let’s go. Travelling instructions from Bangkok to AyutthayaAbout 1 hours. Distance 60 km. Travelling by Private car:Rent Car from Airport for tourist group who wants privacy and safety tripcan reserve rental car online Travelling by Train:Start from Hua Lam Pong train station(Bangkok) and get off at Ayutthaya train station. Estimated time is 2 hours. Ask for more information about timetable at the train station nearby. Travelling by Bus:Start from bus terminal Mochit. Buses depart every 15 minutes from 4.30am to 7.30pm. Travelling by Van:Start from the Victory Monument and Future Park Department store Rangsit. The van waits around Robinson Department store. Depart every hour, estimated time is 1.30 hour. Travelling by Boat:Another option for foreigners, they can see not only the scenery and lifestyle of the community along the riverside but also can see many historical places. •Manorah 2 ferry departs Mariot Resort and Spa crossing pier, the trip take 3 days 2 nights. •Mekala ferry floats along Chao Phraya river, Food and drinks service, air-conditioned rooms are available. The trip take 2 days 1 night. Fare costs between 8,400-13,100 baht (not include shuttle bus service) (“Bangkok-Ayutthaya (no service on Friday) start from Wat Yannawa crossing pier, “Ayutthaya-Bangkok (no service on Saturday) starts from Wat Niwetdhamprawat crossing pier”). •River Sun Cruise provides trip with a meal, start from River City Si Phraya Department store, Bangkok at 8 am and arrive Wat Pho Tang Nua crossing pier, Bangsai, Ayutthaya. Estimated trip time 3.30 hours. Fare costs between1,400-1,800 baht. (Departure time from Ayutthaya at 1 pm). Travelling by Domestic transportation in Ayutthaya Tuktuk:costs 20-40฿ (rental price costs 200฿ per hour). Minivan:from train station going to the city (tourists can get in anywhere on the way) estimate fare is 30฿ Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Valuable History 1.Chao Sam Phraya National Museum 2.Chandrakasem National Museum 3.Japanese Village 4.Ayutthaya National Art Museum 5.Bang Pa-In Royal Palace Historical Sites 1. Ancient Palace or the Imperial Palace 2. Wat Phra Si Sanphet 3. Wat Rat Burana 4. Wihaan Phra Mongkhon Bophit Tourist places around the city 1. Hua Ro Market 2. Floating Ayodhya 3. Klong Sra-Bua floating market 4. Talardkhongkong (Khong Kong Market) 5. Elephant Corral Restaurant 1. Ruean Thai Siam Ayutthaya 2. Ban Wacharachai 3. Pae Krung Kao 4. Baan Mai Rim Nam 5. Baan Kun Pra Restarant MAP Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 15ancient temples. Wat Mahathat Phra Prang Wat Mahathat established during the early Ayutthaya period. The temple is Influenced by Khmer style architecture. There are many Buddha relics located at the base of Phra Prang temple. Wat Phu Khao ThongDuring that period, Burengnong moved the troops to Ayutthaya. Pagoda Golden Moutain was established to be memorial. Later the King Borommakot was ordered to repair and restoring the temple in Thai style architecture. Wat Na PhramenIt is the only temple in Ayutthaya, which was not destroyed by the Burmese, because this was the cantonment location of God Bago. Wat ChaiwatthanaramThis temple has been hailed as one of the most magnificent temples in Ayutthaya. Architecture and construction are different from other temples. It is situated at the side of the Chao Phraya River. Currently, the Fine Arts Department has restored the temple. Therefore, tourists would see the magnificence of the temple clearly. Wat Mongkhon BophitAnother temple of which tourists come here to visit and to worship is "Luang Pho Mongkolbophit". The front area of the temple is full of shops selling local products for almost all types, such as carp, wicker, rattan, knife woods, preserves and sweets. This place is ideal for travelers who want to enjoy the beauty of the temple and buy souvenirs at the same time. Wat Phra RamIt was built in the reign of King Ramet. The monastery has a big lagoon, which was previously called 'Shi Khan Lagoon'. But the name was later changed to 'Rama Lagoon'. At present, this place is the location of the park "Rama Lagoon", which is a place for recreation of residents and tourists visiting Bangkok. Wat Yai Chai MongkhonNaresuan palace is the location of the King which is a major attraction for the devotee to worship located at the rear side of this temple. It has the tallest pagoda in Ayutthaya and considered one of the most important historical places that stand on the top list of favorite place to visit for tourists. Wat Niwet Thammaprawat It was built by imitating Western style Church and was served as a royal temple alongside Bang Pa In Palace. The architecture of the temple is based on the concept of Gothic. The chapel has a spire and glass walls which let the light shine through. The chapel is also the enshrined location of the Buddha statue called 'Phra Buddha Narumon Dhammawophas' found in meditation posture sitting in a booth"Ruean Kaew". Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Wat LokkayasutharamInside the temple, there is the statue of the reclining Buddha with 42 meters long and 8 meters high. His face turned to the north. His head is supported by lotus. His feet overlap each other at right angles. Wat PhutthaisawanIt is a monastery, which is spacious and famous. This temple is another one that was not destroyed by Burmese. Currently, there are also many historical sites for visiting. Wat SuwandararamFor tourists who are interested in the beauty of the murals, there are oil paintings, which is quite realistic, and gracefully created by a combination of Thai painting style and the style that was influenced by Western. It has been said that this is the first place to have oil painting on the wall in Thailand. Wat ThammikaratNearby the ancient palace. In the present time, Monks are actively servicing the temple. At the north of the monastery is the location of the famous reclining Buddha, which regularly attracts many devotees coming here to worship. This area also is the location of the Singh siege stucco, which is elegant and rare in Thailand as well. Wat Phanan ChoengIt is also known as 'Phra Nang Choeng Temple', which is an important ancient temple, is widely famous and also features a statue of Luang Pho To (Phra To), an ancient respectable monk of Ayudhya, that gained respect from both Thai and foreign Buddhists. So, it is not surprising that this temple is always packed with people from all over the world. Wat Phra Sri SanphetThere are no monks stays in the Phra Prang temple. It is the place keeping the ashes of the king as in the Emerald temple in Bangkok. Even though nowadays only some parts of building left, it still attracts tourists towards it. Wat Maheyong Mountain mound temple has been served as a royal monastery. It was built in the reign of King Sam Phraya. In addition to its spacious area, the temple also has a spacious chapel that can hold more than 1,000 monks. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 'Belongings for offerings dedicated to Buddhist monks useful to priests' most' soap toothbrush toothpaste shampoo razors detergent herbal drink bathrobes rain boots Medicine towel colors polite brooms mop dishwashing cleaning bathrooms TIPS for tours to 9 temples do not forget to prepare belongings for offerings dedicated to Buddhist monks herewith World Heritage'Ayutthaya historical park'covers an area over 1,810 acres, it has been honored as a World Cultural Heritage and has been declared by UNESCO as the World Heritage Site, on December 13, 1991, from an ordinary session meeting of the Board of Directors of the World Heritage, at the Carthage City, Tunisia. Historical sites Ancient Palace or the Imperial Palace the ancient palace is located to the north of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, was built in the reign of King Trailokkanat. The currently visible remaining trace of history after being incinerated is just the throne foundations. Wat Phra Si Sanphet an important temple of Ayutthaya that was built in the reign of King U Thong. Afterward, King Trailokkanat devoted his Montien into a temple of the palace for holding the important ceremony occasion and performing royal charity. Wat Rat BuranaChao Sam Phraya hath established this temple at the cremation ceremony area of his two brothers, who died from battle each other to usurp the throne. Wihaan Phra Mongkhon BophitPhra Mongkon bophit Bronze Buddha the largest one in Thailand. Built in the early Ayutthaya period. Afterwards the Field Marshal Plaek Piboonsongkram era, all Cathedrals have been restored as they appear today. TIPS There are also Wat Phra Ram, Wat Yan sen, Wat Thammikarat, Wat Pho King and Wat Worachettha Ram and so on. 15 Top tourist places around the city. Bang Pa-In Royal PalaceBuilt in the reign of King Prasat Thong by digging a pond in the middle of the Bang Pa-In Island, Created Phra Thinang (Royal residence) Aisawan Thiphya-Art (The divine Seat of Personal Freedom) by the poolside. Afterwards, the King Rama 5 add more buildings to the royal residence for administering officials when they visited Ayutthaya and it was considered to be the reception for the official foreign visitors as well. Chao Sam Phraya National MuseumThailand's first national museum, with its updated structure, many antiques are presented in a unique way by using light colours to make them more appealing. The interior of the museum has artifacts from ancient times. Some of the most interesting things to show are: Phra Saeng golden swords, elephant with golden decoration, the Statue of Buddha sat dangling his feet, the bronze Statue of Buddha's head in the Ramathibodi I era, potteries, ceramics. Chandrakasem National Museum The vice-king is located along the Pasak river. This temple was destroyed by the enemy until the reign of the fourth her majesty gave an order to renovate the Viman Ratana and Phra Thinang Phlapphla Chatura Muk to be the royal residence when visited Ayutthaya. The king called the Palace Chantharakasem. Japanese VillageStories tells that Ayutthaya once prospered on trading with the Japanese which turned into the community until the present time which made it an interesting tourists attraction. There is a garden in Japanese style for reminiscing about the past. Portuguese SettlementThe Portuguese were the first European nations to trade with Ayutthaya. Currently, this area is also a historic site called San Peter. 'Church of St. Dominic which was the first church was built on the land of Thailand. In the middle of the village, there had been unearthed human skeletons, coins, potteries. cross Jewelry. Baan Hollanda Museum The original Dutch village. In the past, the Dutch traded with Ayutthaya. There had been unearthed tiles and ceramic Dutch tobacco pipes also Dutch Foreign Coins After the cooperation between Thailand and the Netherlands the village became a museum but still retains the traditional architecture. Ayutthaya National Art MuseumFor visitors who would like to travel to Ayutthaya. They will find out that it is fully thought out and get historical knowledge at the same time. The national art gallery is the first place that should be visited. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Don’t Forget:Monopod Selfie - Selfie portable timber for lovers of photography, Keep the photos manually.Come alone can be travel. Hua Ro Marketan Antique market with over 200 years, a collection with the various of the consumer products under the atmosphere of the movie 'my girlfriend'. May is not a market for tourism in particular. Rather, it reflects the way of life Ayutthaya out clearly. Floating AyodhyaThe biggest market in the city of Ayutthaya. Retro Antique style is surrounded by nature a native Thailand and local streams. Ayutthaya was named based on the highlighted buildings in this district. It also has more than 249 stores roti shop, sweets, souvenirs, fresh shrimp, grilled fish, Yard and on top of that a lot of products worthy to buy. Klong Sra-Bua floating marketLocated in the center of the main attractions. Inside, surround by green fields. Rice blond Indicates that the city is the breadbasket of Thailand. gives smiles to the most discerning travelers inevitable buffalo herd dazzled. Mud dip comfortable mood. culminating with the traditional food that you find difficult nowadays. Talardkhongkong (Khong Kong market)Architectures are Thailand style houses and the oldest Like you were back in the Ayutthaya period. In the time where people sat on the floor to sell products. The time of shopping has to stoop to pick and delicious food all over the market. Bang sai royal folk arts and crafts centerLearning resources intellectual, artistic crafts of Thailand. There are products demonstration center handcrafts, crafts village, training, Wang Pla, bird park, model shady forests and a suspension bridge for visitors to walk. Elephant Corralor the Wang Chang Ayutthaya. Visitors can experience the thrill on the back of an elephant. It brought visit historic and important temples. Million Toy museumThe other name 'Million Toy Museum YoonPun' Museum kinds of toys collected in one place. Outside, there are shady gardens. The inside is painted bright white display of goods who spent 20 years accumulating the clay dolls, clay piggy bank, Thailand's ancient objects To cartoon characters like Ultraman, Superman etc. Address: Moo 2.T.Tha-Wasukri Ayutthaya. Open 09.00 - 16.00 Ayodia market: AddressThe market is full of color. The shop building is the International style decor like cartoon home. This marketing was the Hip elephant's head market. The highlight of this is the many cool props for photography. Suitable for family or even couples. Address:Moo 7.T. Phai-Ling Ayutthaya. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya The charm of Night Market Na-wang Chankasem MarketLocated in the opposite the National Chankasem Museum. The atmosphere on the waterfront. There are supermarkets selling utensils including boat tours of the island takes one hour only. Bang Ean Night Market Open from 4 pm daily walking place, featuring delicious food, The sun isn’t hot and comfortable. Khlog Nai-Kai Walking StreetThe first Walking Street in Ayutthaya. A total of 300 stores, food stores, local handicrafts OTOP. It also has a Dance ballet place which attract tourists, especially foreigners. Walk every Saturday - Sunday from early evening onwards to 4 pm. 15 famous grilled shrimp restaurants ! Ton Nam river view Address: 26 Moo 6, Tambon Ban Len, Amphoe Bang Pa-in, Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya, 13160 Ton Nam river view: Restaurants attract many tourists. A selection of big and plump shrimp. The smell the fragrance makes you want to order another dish. Great served with seafood sauce delicious. Ruean Thai Siam Ayutthaya Address: Moo 3, Highway - Rural Road, Tambon Khlong Suan Phlu, Amphoe Mueang Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Restaurants in Thai houses atmosphere more than 20 years old palace in the sensation of Thailand. A delicious dish that taste unlike any other. Focus is primarily on fish and prawn. Ban Wacharachai Address: Moo 7, Tambon Ban Pom, Amphoe Maharat, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Thailand Spicy restaurant by the river. A zone to sit Thai both, balcony, Eaigimhun boat and Island cruising with private dining with dishes like grilled prawn. If it is not fresh meat, the restaurant will not serve it to the customer itself. Ruean Thai Kung Pao Address: 1/2 Moo 4, Tambon Ratchakhram, Amphoe Bang Sai, Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya, 13190, 13190 Riverside Restaurant Impressive atmosphere, food is less expensive than you think. King sized prawns. Burned flesh bounce. Dip seafood sauce made from red peppers delicious plausibility. Pear Thong yord Address: Near Bang sai royal folk arts and crafts center , Amphoe Bang sai near the Bang sai royal folk arts and crafts center is great atmosphere Because of the wide view of the river. You can eat inexpensive fresh shrimp, also the plump shrimp has an excellent taste. and many other menus to experience. Pae Krung Kao Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya This restaurant is known for firm texturing big crayfish with burned charcoal aroma. Shrimp mixed with fat with steamed rice served with seafood sauce is perfect. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Baan Mai Rim Nam Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Opposite Wat Khun Prohm. Nice atmosphere, first class meal and beautiful river with various step in this restaurant. There is a service of river cruise for the customer. Good View Restaurant Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Among the trees and river, serve a delicious menu such as firm and soft texture crayfish served to impress all the customer to come back again. Here's a trick to give the freshness of the food and value at every visit. Raan Chai Nam Address: Moo 6 , Phahonyothin Road , Ko Rian, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya A great restaurant with a nice atmosphere is waiting for everyone. With firm texture, big grilled crayfish mixing with seafood sauce is the delicious meal in front of you. Baan Kun Pra Restaurant Address: Moo3, U Thong Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya A European style steak house that serve Thai-Western fusion food. A good ingredient for the best menu. It also offers Thailand’s style reign of the 60s. By both pretty and rare, This place is worth visiting. Yang Daew Address: Moo4, Phra Chom Klao Road, Tambon Ban Len , Amphoe Bang Pa-in, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya The old wood house near the river featuring delicious meal with a good atmosphere of the river that brings warmness to heart. All menus focus on fresh, clean, delicious and bringing the sweetness from the natural ingredients themselves. Kung Paeun Praew Address: Highway 32 Frontage Rd., Han Tra, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya The recommended menu is "Crayfish". Not only food made by crayfish but also a well-known fresh crayfish selling place in Ayutthaya. Only choose which one do you want and they will cook for you. A wide place for comfortable sitting Grand Chao Praya Addreee: Moo 4 , Tambon Ban Run , Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District A good atmosphere garden viewed restaurant with an attractive design for sitting. A river view, beautiful garden and a nice meal prepared by top chefs and an A grade ingredients. Raan Kum Krung Sri Addreee: Moo 6, U Thong Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya A near-river traditional restaurant on the old boat in the river. Wide space and big crayfish and fish in every delicious dish. Klua Pom Petch Restaurant Addreee: U Thong Rd, Tambon Ho Rattanachai , Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya This Highlighted location is in the middle of 3 rivers (Chaopraya, Pa Sak, Lob buri). A good front view of Wat Panung Cheang and back view of Pom Petch, an old turret of the land. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Delicious Traditional Street Food Guay Taew Raur Pa Lek Address: Opposite Wat Maha Tat, Tumbon Ta Wa Sukri, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayuttaya Applied Recipe Sweet Vegetable NoodleThe First and only one in Ayutthaya!!! Address: In front of Wat Suwandaram Rachvora Viharn Baan Son Tum Address: Au Thong Rd., Tumbon Hor Ratana Chai, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Baan Pra Pai Restaurant Traditional recipe of Kanom Cheen Address: Mhoo 5, Near Wat Ka Sang, Tumbon Phai Ling, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Dessert after the meal! Baan Khao Nhom Address: Auu Thong Rd.(Opposite Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Waterworks Authority), Tumbon Pratoo Chai Rush Lush Café Studio Address: 6/14, Naresuan Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000 Pra Kun House Address: Naresuan Rd., Next to Raan Khao Tom Kumlung Phainai which is the building on the corner. Tumbon Ta Wa Sugri, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Don’t Miss! "Raan Roti Saimai Abedeen & Pranorm Saeng-Aroon" A well-known Roti Saimai shop in Ayutthaya. The giant thick cotton sheets with sweet scent Saimai. There are 3branches. Just visit the nearest and order, you will not be disappointed for sure! Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 15impressive souvenirs. Roti with cotton candy Babin cake (flour & coconut mixed square Thai cake) crispy fish skin Arunyik Brand knife pla-tapien saan (handcraft carp shape) clay pot gems cutting hyacinth handcraft products scented joss sticks pa-khao-ma (Thai long strip cloth ) Khon head ( Indian mythical mask) pearl accessories resin products miniature scaled Thai houses palm leaf made hat. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 15various styles accommodation. Thai Style Iudia on the River Hotel Address:U-thong T. Pratu-chai, a Phranakorn Sri-Ayudhya Price/Night :2,200 – 3,800฿ Krungsri River Hotel Address:Moo.11 Rojchana Rd., Ayutthaya Riverside, Ayutthaya Price/Night:1,700 – 12,000฿ Baan Tye Wang Hotel Address:Moo 8,Pratuchai, Pratuchai, Ayutthaya Price/Night:1,700 – 2,900฿ Ruen Tubtim Hotel Address:Koh Loy, Tambon Huaraw, Amphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayuthaya Price/Night:1,200 – 2,000฿ Bangplamo River View Resort Address:Namtao Bangbal, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Price/Night:900 – 2,900฿ Modern Style Kantary Hotel Ayutthaya Address:M.1 Rojana Rd, U-Thai, Khlong Suan Plu, Ayutthaya Price/Night:2,300 – 6,000฿ Sala Ayutthaya Address:U-Thong Road, Moo 4, Pratu Chai, Ayutthaya Riverside, Ayutthaya Price/Night:4,000 – 8,000฿ Classic Kameo Hotel & Serviced Apartments Address:Moo 5 Rojana Road, Tambol Pailing, Aumphur Phra Nakhon Si Price/Night:2,000 – 4,500฿ P.U. Inn Ubonpon Address:Moo 4, T.Horatanachai, A.Ayutthaya, Pranakorn Sri Ayutthaya Price/Night:1,200 – 2,200฿ Ayutthaya Grand Hotel Address:Rojana Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Price/Night:1,000 - 1,300฿ Budgeted accommodation (under 1,000 THB.) Bann Baimai Boutique Room Address:8 soipatorn 3 Patorn,rd T.Horattanachai, Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya Price/Night:830฿ The Old Palace Resort Address:Moo 5 Klong Srabua, Tavasukree, Suan Plik, Ayutthaya Price/Night:500 – 1,200฿ Ayutthaya Bouchic Hostel Address:M.8 Baanpom district, Ayutthaya 13000 Price/Night:590 – 1,000฿ Tamarind Guesthouse Address:Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya Price/Night:600 – 900฿ Tony’s Place Beds & Breakfast Address:Soi. 8 Nareasuan Road, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Price/Night :700 – 1,300฿ Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Souvenir shop. Bann Suan Cake House. A well-known cake house located at Wangnoi District, Ayuddhaya Province. Its' interior decoration is a cozy style of old series house building for customers to enjoy the delicacy taste of curry rice, noodles, rice with pork leg, grilled pork , coffee and sweet smell baked chiffon cake that right from the oven. Address: Paholyotin Road, Sanubtueb Sub-district, Wangnoi District, Ayuddhaya Province Open : 06.00 – 20.00 Trichada. A gift shop that provides variety of produces, beautiful products and Thai desserts which is well-known for its' good quality of Ayuddhaya Province. The shop also provides basket arrangement gifts for different occasions through out the year. Address: Lotus-Watyai Road (in front of Tungthong Village), Pailing District, Ayddhaya Province. Tel. 035-235-335 Agricultural produce market.It's a central market which is a gathering place of local crafts, Arunyik Brand knife, clothes, anchovy, dried fish, preserved fruits and food shops that provide big fresh river prawns & fish for delicacy with reasonable price Address: Tambon Han Tra, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Abedeen Pranom Seangarun.Big, thick and soft wrapping sheet Roti with original pandanus sesame cotton candy for the delicacy. Tel. 089-005-9948 Bung Imron's Roti.White wheat and pandanus sesame roti wrapping with cotton candy in 5 colors (brown, green, purple, pink and coco). Tel. 080-666-1700 Mae Pom's Roti.Soft and medium thin of the wheat flour roti wrapping with brown cotton candy gives the balance taste that less in sweetness and daily fresh sale. Tel. 081-458-5108 Mae Choosi" Roti.The shop is located across Ayuddhaya Hospital. The roti wrappings come with different flavors such as pandanus, banana, taro, black sesame and fruits flavored cotton candy which it definitely favors the young agers. Tel.087-407-1201, 081-800-2625 Ayutthaya...is a Thai ancient and historical city which is rich with culture and precious heritage and time has done no ruin to the beauty of the ancient city but it has given more charm and value as a legacy to the next generation as it goes by which it's deserved to be a world heritage site. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya DownloadGuide Book Issue 5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthayato your smartphone now. To bring a Guide with you along your Trip with easy way below :) For iOS 1. Click ‘View & Download'
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Ayutthaya... is an old ancient city of Thailand and home of world heritage attraction for tourists. This ancient city is located along the river side, featuring an enjoyable palatable food, and a feel of ancient period style. More information about the ancient city can be found here Guide Book Issue5 – “Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya” 'Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya' Visit Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya ancient city and enjoy a world heritage sightseeing. 15 ancient temples., 15 tourist places around the city., 15 famous grilled shrimp restaurants., 15 various styles accommodation., 15 impressive souvenirs. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Visit @ Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya ancient city and enjoy a world heritage sightseeing. “Ancient capital city, the source of water and rice, marvelous poetry, land of heroes". Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province The city of Ayutthaya has its own valuable history hence it is also called “The ancient city” Places of worship, ancient places and magnificent temples is a unique civilization which was the main influence on the original pattern of Thai lifestyle which is the reason why the city is considered as a world heritage Climate: Ayutthaya is directly affected by monsoon from the gulf of Thailand resulting in a continuous rain in Ayutthaya throughout the year. The average temperature is 23-32˚Celsius. High season: Although it is suitable for travelling all year long. In summer, however, the weather can be very hot which is why it is recommended to visit Ayutthaya in winter.The temperature in winter is considered to be comfortable and more enjoyable.In the rainy season, the weather is humid. If you’re an adventurous type, then let’s go. Travelling instructions from Bangkok to Ayutthaya About 1 hours. Distance 60 km. Travelling by Private car : Rent Car from Airport for tourist group who wants privacy and safety trip can reserve rental car online Travelling by Train : Start from Hua Lam Pong train station(Bangkok) and get off at Ayutthaya train station. Estimated time is 2 hours. Ask for more information about timetable at the train station nearby. Travelling by Bus : Start from bus terminal Mochit. Buses depart every 15 minutes from 4.30am to 7.30pm. Travelling by Van : Start from the Victory Monument and Future Park Department store Rangsit. The van waits around Robinson Department store. Depart every hour, estimated time is 1.30 hour. Travelling by Boat : Another option for foreigners, they can see not only the scenery and lifestyle of the community along the riverside but also can see many historical places. • Manorah 2 ferry departs Mariot Resort and Spa crossing pier, the trip take 3 days 2 nights. • Mekala ferry floats along Chao Phraya river, Food and drinks service, air-conditioned rooms are available. The trip take 2 days 1 night. Fare costs between 8,400-13,100 baht (not include shuttle bus service) (“Bangkok-Ayutthaya (no service on Friday) start from Wat Yannawa crossing pier, “Ayutthaya-Bangkok (no service on Saturday) starts from Wat Niwetdhamprawat crossing pier”). • River Sun Cruise provides trip with a meal, start from River City Si Phraya Department store, Bangkok at 8 am and arrive Wat Pho Tang Nua crossing pier, Bangsai, Ayutthaya. Estimated trip time 3.30 hours. Fare costs between1,400-1,800 baht. (Departure time from Ayutthaya at 1 pm). Travelling by Domestic transportation in Ayutthaya Tuktuk : costs 20-40฿ (rental price costs 200฿ per hour). Minivan : from train station going to the city (tourists can get in anywhere on the way) estimate fare is 30฿ Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Valuable History 1. Chao Sam Phraya National Museum 2. Chandrakasem National Museum 3. Japanese Village 4. Ayutthaya National Art Museum 5. Bang Pa-In Royal Palace Historical Sites 1. Ancient Palace or the Imperial Palace 2. Wat Phra Si Sanphet 3. Wat Rat Burana 4. Wihaan Phra Mongkhon Bophit Tourist places around the city 1. Hua Ro Market 2. Floating Ayodhya 3. Klong Sra-Bua floating market 4. Talardkhongkong (Khong Kong Market) 5. Elephant Corral Restaurant 1. Ruean Thai Siam Ayutthaya 2. Ban Wacharachai 3. Pae Krung Kao 4. Baan Mai Rim Nam 5. Baan Kun Pra Restarant MAP Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 15 ancient temples. Wat Mahathat Phra Prang Wat Mahathat established during the early Ayutthaya period. The temple is Influenced by Khmer style architecture. There are many Buddha relics located at the base of Phra Prang temple. Wat Phu Khao Thong During that period, Burengnong moved the troops to Ayutthaya. Pagoda Golden Moutain was established to be memorial. Later the King Borommakot was ordered to repair and restoring the temple in Thai style architecture. Wat Na Phramen It is the only temple in Ayutthaya, which was not destroyed by the Burmese, because this was the cantonment location of God Bago. Wat Chaiwatthanaram This temple has been hailed as one of the most magnificent temples in Ayutthaya. Architecture and construction are different from other temples. It is situated at the side of the Chao Phraya River. Currently, the Fine Arts Department has restored the temple. Therefore, tourists would see the magnificence of the temple clearly. Wat Mongkhon Bophit Another temple of which tourists come here to visit and to worship is "Luang Pho Mongkolbophit". The front area of the temple is full of shops selling local products for almost all types, such as carp, wicker, rattan, knife woods, preserves and sweets. This place is ideal for travelers who want to enjoy the beauty of the temple and buy souvenirs at the same time. Wat Phra Ram It was built in the reign of King Ramet. The monastery has a big lagoon, which was previously called 'Shi Khan Lagoon'. But the name was later changed to 'Rama Lagoon'. At present, this place is the location of the park "Rama Lagoon", which is a place for recreation of residents and tourists visiting Bangkok. Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon Naresuan palace is the location of the King which is a major attraction for the devotee to worship located at the rear side of this temple. It has the tallest pagoda in Ayutthaya and considered one of the most important historical places that stand on the top list of favorite place to visit for tourists. Wat Niwet Thammaprawat It was built by imitating Western style Church and was served as a royal temple alongside Bang Pa In Palace. The architecture of the temple is based on the concept of Gothic. The chapel has a spire and glass walls which let the light shine through. The chapel is also the enshrined location of the Buddha statue called 'Phra Buddha Narumon Dhammawophas' found in meditation posture sitting in a booth "Ruean Kaew". Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Wat Lokkayasutharam Inside the temple, there is the statue of the reclining Buddha with 42 meters long and 8 meters high. His face turned to the north. His head is supported by lotus. His feet overlap each other at right angles. Wat Phutthaisawan It is a monastery, which is spacious and famous. This temple is another one that was not destroyed by Burmese. Currently, there are also many historical sites for visiting. Wat Suwandararam For tourists who are interested in the beauty of the murals, there are oil paintings, which is quite realistic, and gracefully created by a combination of Thai painting style and the style that was influenced by Western. It has been said that this is the first place to have oil painting on the wall in Thailand. Wat Thammikarat Nearby the ancient palace. In the present time, Monks are actively servicing the temple. At the north of the monastery is the location of the famous reclining Buddha, which regularly attracts many devotees coming here to worship. This area also is the location of the Singh siege stucco, which is elegant and rare in Thailand as well. Wat Phanan Choeng It is also known as 'Phra Nang Choeng Temple', which is an important ancient temple, is widely famous and also features a statue of Luang Pho To (Phra To), an ancient respectable monk of Ayudhya, that gained respect from both Thai and foreign Buddhists. So, it is not surprising that this temple is always packed with people from all over the world. Wat Phra Sri Sanphet There are no monks stays in the Phra Prang temple. It is the place keeping the ashes of the king as in the Emerald temple in Bangkok. Even though nowadays only some parts of building left, it still attracts tourists towards it. Wat Maheyong Mountain mound temple has been served as a royal monastery. It was built in the reign of King Sam Phraya. In addition to its spacious area, the temple also has a spacious chapel that can hold more than 1,000 monks. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 'Belongings for offerings dedicated to Buddhist monks useful to priests' most' soap toothbrush toothpaste shampoo razors detergent herbal drink bathrobes rain boots Medicine towel colors polite brooms mop dishwashing cleaning bathrooms TIPS for tours to 9 temples do not forget to prepare belongings for offerings dedicated to Buddhist monks herewith World Heritage 'Ayutthaya historical park' covers an area over 1,810 acres, it has been honored as a World Cultural Heritage and has been declared by UNESCO as the World Heritage Site, on December 13, 1991, from an ordinary session meeting of the Board of Directors of the World Heritage, at the Carthage City, Tunisia. Historical sites Ancient Palace or the Imperial Palace the ancient palace is located to the north of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, was built in the reign of King Trailokkanat. The currently visible remaining trace of history after being incinerated is just the throne foundations. Wat Phra Si Sanphet an important temple of Ayutthaya that was built in the reign of King U Thong. Afterward, King Trailokkanat devoted his Montien into a temple of the palace for holding the important ceremony occasion and performing royal charity. Wat Rat Burana Chao Sam Phraya hath established this temple at the cremation ceremony area of his two brothers, who died from battle each other to usurp the throne. Wihaan Phra Mongkhon Bophit Phra Mongkon bophit Bronze Buddha the largest one in Thailand. Built in the early Ayutthaya period. Afterwards the Field Marshal Plaek Piboonsongkram era, all Cathedrals have been restored as they appear today. TIPS There are also Wat Phra Ram, Wat Yan sen, Wat Thammikarat, Wat Pho King and Wat Worachettha Ram and so on. 15 Top tourist places around the city. Bang Pa-In Royal Palace Built in the reign of King Prasat Thong by digging a pond in the middle of the Bang Pa-In Island, Created Phra Thinang (Royal residence) Aisawan Thiphya-Art (The divine Seat of Personal Freedom) by the poolside. Afterwards, the King Rama 5 add more buildings to the royal residence for administering officials when they visited Ayutthaya and it was considered to be the reception for the official foreign visitors as well. Chao Sam Phraya National Museum Thailand's first national museum, with its updated structure, many antiques are presented in a unique way by using light colours to make them more appealing. The interior of the museum has artifacts from ancient times. Some of the most interesting things to show are: Phra Saeng golden swords, elephant with golden decoration, the Statue of Buddha sat dangling his feet, the bronze Statue of Buddha's head in the Ramathibodi I era, potteries, ceramics. Chandrakasem National Museum The vice-king is located along the Pasak river. This temple was destroyed by the enemy until the reign of the fourth her majesty gave an order to renovate the Viman Ratana and Phra Thinang Phlapphla Chatura Muk to be the royal residence when visited Ayutthaya. The king called the Palace Chantharakasem. Japanese Village Stories tells that Ayutthaya once prospered on trading with the Japanese which turned into the community until the present time which made it an interesting tourists attraction. There is a garden in Japanese style for reminiscing about the past. Portuguese Settlement The Portuguese were the first European nations to trade with Ayutthaya. Currently, this area is also a historic site called San Peter. 'Church of St. Dominic which was the first church was built on the land of Thailand. In the middle of the village, there had been unearthed human skeletons, coins, potteries. cross Jewelry. Baan Hollanda Museum The original Dutch village. In the past, the Dutch traded with Ayutthaya. There had been unearthed tiles and ceramic Dutch tobacco pipes also Dutch Foreign Coins After the cooperation between Thailand and the Netherlands the village became a museum but still retains the traditional architecture. Ayutthaya National Art Museum For visitors who would like to travel to Ayutthaya. They will find out that it is fully thought out and get historical knowledge at the same time. The national art gallery is the first place that should be visited. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Don’t Forget : Monopod Selfie - Selfie portable timber for lovers of photography, Keep the photos manually. Come alone can be travel. Hua Ro Market an Antique market with over 200 years, a collection with the various of the consumer products under the atmosphere of the movie 'my girlfriend'. May is not a market for tourism in particular. Rather, it reflects the way of life Ayutthaya out clearly. Floating Ayodhya The biggest market in the city of Ayutthaya. Retro Antique style is surrounded by nature a native Thailand and local streams. Ayutthaya was named based on the highlighted buildings in this district. It also has more than 249 stores roti shop, sweets, souvenirs, fresh shrimp, grilled fish, Yard and on top of that a lot of products worthy to buy. Klong Sra-Bua floating market Located in the center of the main attractions. Inside, surround by green fields. Rice blond Indicates that the city is the breadbasket of Thailand. gives smiles to the most discerning travelers inevitable buffalo herd dazzled. Mud dip comfortable mood. culminating with the traditional food that you find difficult nowadays. Talardkhongkong (Khong Kong market) Architectures are Thailand style houses and the oldest Like you were back in the Ayutthaya period. In the time where people sat on the floor to sell products. The time of shopping has to stoop to pick and delicious food all over the market. Bang sai royal folk arts and crafts center Learning resources intellectual, artistic crafts of Thailand. There are products demonstration center handcrafts, crafts village, training, Wang Pla, bird park, model shady forests and a suspension bridge for visitors to walk. Elephant Corral or the Wang Chang Ayutthaya. Visitors can experience the thrill on the back of an elephant. It brought visit historic and important temples. Million Toy museum The other name 'Million Toy Museum YoonPun' Museum kinds of toys collected in one place. Outside, there are shady gardens. The inside is painted bright white display of goods who spent 20 years accumulating the clay dolls, clay piggy bank, Thailand's ancient objects To cartoon characters like Ultraman, Superman etc. Address: Moo 2.T.Tha-Wasukri Ayutthaya. Open 09.00 - 16.00 Ayodia market: Address The market is full of color. The shop building is the International style decor like cartoon home. This marketing was the Hip elephant's head market. The highlight of this is the many cool props for photography. Suitable for family or even couples. Address: Moo 7.T. Phai-Ling Ayutthaya. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya The charm of Night Market Na-wang Chankasem Market Located in the opposite the National Chankasem Museum. The atmosphere on the waterfront. There are supermarkets selling utensils including boat tours of the island takes one hour only. Bang Ean Night Market Open from 4 pm daily walking place, featuring delicious food, The sun isn’t hot and comfortable. Khlog Nai-Kai Walking Street The first Walking Street in Ayutthaya. A total of 300 stores, food stores, local handicrafts OTOP. It also has a Dance ballet place which attract tourists, especially foreigners. Walk every Saturday - Sunday from early evening onwards to 4 pm. 15 famous grilled shrimp restaurants ! Ton Nam river view Address: 26 Moo 6, Tambon Ban Len, Amphoe Bang Pa-in, Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya, 13160 Ton Nam river view: Restaurants attract many tourists. A selection of big and plump shrimp. The smell the fragrance makes you want to order another dish. Great served with seafood sauce delicious. Ruean Thai Siam Ayutthaya Address: Moo 3, Highway - Rural Road, Tambon Khlong Suan Phlu, Amphoe Mueang Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Restaurants in Thai houses atmosphere more than 20 years old palace in the sensation of Thailand. A delicious dish that taste unlike any other. Focus is primarily on fish and prawn. Ban Wacharachai Address: Moo 7, Tambon Ban Pom, Amphoe Maharat, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Thailand Spicy restaurant by the river. A zone to sit Thai both, balcony, Eaigimhun boat and Island cruising with private dining with dishes like grilled prawn. If it is not fresh meat, the restaurant will not serve it to the customer itself. Ruean Thai Kung Pao Address: 1/2 Moo 4, Tambon Ratchakhram, Amphoe Bang Sai, Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya, 13190, 13190 Riverside Restaurant Impressive atmosphere, food is less expensive than you think. King sized prawns. Burned flesh bounce. Dip seafood sauce made from red peppers delicious plausibility. Pear Thong yord Address: Near Bang sai royal folk arts and crafts center , Amphoe Bang sai near the Bang sai royal folk arts and crafts center is great atmosphere Because of the wide view of the river. You can eat inexpensive fresh shrimp, also the plump shrimp has an excellent taste. and many other menus to experience. Pae Krung Kao Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya This restaurant is known for firm texturing big crayfish with burned charcoal aroma. Shrimp mixed with fat with steamed rice served with seafood sauce is perfect. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Baan Mai Rim Nam Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Opposite Wat Khun Prohm. Nice atmosphere, first class meal and beautiful river with various step in this restaurant. There is a service of river cruise for the customer. Good View Restaurant Address: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Among the trees and river, serve a delicious menu such as firm and soft texture crayfish served to impress all the customer to come back again. Here's a trick to give the freshness of the food and value at every visit. Raan Chai Nam Address: Moo 6 , Phahonyothin Road , Ko Rian, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya A great restaurant with a nice atmosphere is waiting for everyone. With firm texture, big grilled crayfish mixing with seafood sauce is the delicious meal in front of you. Baan Kun Pra Restaurant Address: Moo3, U Thong Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya A European style steak house that serve Thai-Western fusion food. A good ingredient for the best menu. It also offers Thailand’s style reign of the 60s. By both pretty and rare, This place is worth visiting. Yang Daew Address: Moo4, Phra Chom Klao Road, Tambon Ban Len , Amphoe Bang Pa-in, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya The old wood house near the river featuring delicious meal with a good atmosphere of the river that brings warmness to heart. All menus focus on fresh, clean, delicious and bringing the sweetness from the natural ingredients themselves. Kung Paeun Praew Address: Highway 32 Frontage Rd., Han Tra, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya The recommended menu is "Crayfish". Not only food made by crayfish but also a well-known fresh crayfish selling place in Ayutthaya. Only choose which one do you want and they will cook for you. A wide place for comfortable sitting Grand Chao Praya Addreee: Moo 4 , Tambon Ban Run , Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District A good atmosphere garden viewed restaurant with an attractive design for sitting. A river view, beautiful garden and a nice meal prepared by top chefs and an A grade ingredients. Raan Kum Krung Sri Addreee: Moo 6, U Thong Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya A near-river traditional restaurant on the old boat in the river. Wide space and big crayfish and fish in every delicious dish. Klua Pom Petch Restaurant Addreee: U Thong Rd, Tambon Ho Rattanachai , Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya This Highlighted location is in the middle of 3 rivers (Chaopraya, Pa Sak, Lob buri). A good front view of Wat Panung Cheang and back view of Pom Petch, an old turret of the land. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Delicious Traditional Street Food Guay Taew Raur Pa Lek Address: Opposite Wat Maha Tat, Tumbon Ta Wa Sukri, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayuttaya Applied Recipe Sweet Vegetable Noodle The First and only one in Ayutthaya!!! Address: In front of Wat Suwandaram Rachvora Viharn Baan Son Tum Address: Au Thong Rd., Tumbon Hor Ratana Chai, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Baan Pra Pai Restaurant Traditional recipe of Kanom Cheen Address: Mhoo 5, Near Wat Ka Sang, Tumbon Phai Ling, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Dessert after the meal! Baan Khao Nhom Address: Auu Thong Rd.(Opposite Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Waterworks Authority), Tumbon Pratoo Chai Rush Lush Café Studio Address: 6/14, Naresuan Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000 Pra Kun House Address: Naresuan Rd., Next to Raan Khao Tom Kumlung Phainai which is the building on the corner. Tumbon Ta Wa Sugri, Aumphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayutthaya Don’t Miss! "Raan Roti Saimai Abedeen & Pranorm Saeng-Aroon" A well-known Roti Saimai shop in Ayutthaya. The giant thick cotton sheets with sweet scent Saimai. There are 3 branches. Just visit the nearest and order, you will not be disappointed for sure! Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 15 impressive souvenirs. Roti with cotton candy Babin cake (flour & coconut mixed square Thai cake) crispy fish skin Arunyik Brand knife pla-tapien saan (handcraft carp shape) clay pot gems cutting hyacinth handcraft products scented joss sticks pa-khao-ma (Thai long strip cloth ) Khon head ( Indian mythical mask) pearl accessories resin products miniature scaled Thai houses palm leaf made hat. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya 15 various styles accommodation. Thai Style Iudia on the River Hotel Address:U-thong T. Pratu-chai, a Phranakorn Sri-Ayudhya Price/Night : 2,200 – 3,800฿ Krungsri River Hotel Address:Moo.11 Rojchana Rd., Ayutthaya Riverside, Ayutthaya Price/Night: 1,700 – 12,000฿ Baan Tye Wang Hotel Address:Moo 8, Pratuchai, Pratuchai, Ayutthaya Price/Night: 1,700 – 2,900฿ Ruen Tubtim Hotel Address:Koh Loy, Tambon Huaraw, Amphur Pra Nakorn Sri Ayuthaya Price/Night: 1,200 – 2,000฿ Bangplamo River View Resort Address:Namtao Bangbal, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Price/Night: 900 – 2,900฿ Modern Style Kantary Hotel Ayutthaya Address: M.1 Rojana Rd, U-Thai, Khlong Suan Plu, Ayutthaya Price/Night: 2,300 – 6,000฿ Sala Ayutthaya Address: U-Thong Road, Moo 4, Pratu Chai, Ayutthaya Riverside, Ayutthaya Price/Night: 4,000 – 8,000฿ Classic Kameo Hotel & Serviced Apartments Address: Moo 5 Rojana Road, Tambol Pailing, Aumphur Phra Nakhon Si Price/Night: 2,000 – 4,500฿ P.U. Inn Ubonpon Address: Moo 4, T.Horatanachai, A.Ayutthaya, Pranakorn Sri Ayutthaya Price/Night: 1,200 – 2,200฿ Ayutthaya Grand Hotel Address: Rojana Rd, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Price/Night: 1,000 - 1,300฿ Budgeted accommodation (under 1,000 THB.) Bann Baimai Boutique Room Address: 8 soipatorn 3 Patorn,rd T.Horattanachai, Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya Price/Night: 830฿ The Old Palace Resort Address: Moo 5 Klong Srabua, Tavasukree, Suan Plik, Ayutthaya Price/Night: 500 – 1,200฿ Ayutthaya Bouchic Hostel Address: M.8 Baanpom district, Ayutthaya 13000 Price/Night: 590 – 1,000฿ Tamarind Guesthouse Address: Tha Wa Su Kri, Ayutthaya Price/Night: 600 – 900฿ Tony’s Place Beds & Breakfast Address: Soi. 8 Nareasuan Road, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Price/Night : 700 – 1,300฿ Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Souvenir shop. Bann Suan Cake House. A well-known cake house located at Wangnoi District, Ayuddhaya Province. Its' interior decoration is a cozy style of old series house building for customers to enjoy the delicacy taste of curry rice, noodles, rice with pork leg, grilled pork , coffee and sweet smell baked chiffon cake that right from the oven. Address: Paholyotin Road, Sanubtueb Sub-district, Wangnoi District, Ayuddhaya Province Open : 06.00 – 20.00 Trichada. A gift shop that provides variety of produces, beautiful products and Thai desserts which is well-known for its' good quality of Ayuddhaya Province. The shop also provides basket arrangement gifts for different occasions through out the year. Address: Lotus-Watyai Road (in front of Tungthong Village), Pailing District, Ayddhaya Province. Tel. 035-235-335 Agricultural produce market. It's a central market which is a gathering place of local crafts, Arunyik Brand knife, clothes, anchovy, dried fish, preserved fruits and food shops that provide big fresh river prawns & fish for delicacy with reasonable price Address: Tambon Han Tra, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Abedeen Pranom Seangarun. Big, thick and soft wrapping sheet Roti with original pandanus sesame cotton candy for the delicacy. Tel. 089-005-9948 Bung Imron's Roti. White wheat and pandanus sesame roti wrapping with cotton candy in 5 colors (brown, green, purple, pink and coco). Tel. 080-666-1700 Mae Pom's Roti. Soft and medium thin of the wheat flour roti wrapping with brown cotton candy gives the balance taste that less in sweetness and daily fresh sale. Tel. 081-458-5108 Mae Choosi" Roti. The shop is located across Ayuddhaya Hospital. The roti wrappings come with different flavors such as pandanus, banana, taro, black sesame and fruits flavored cotton candy which it definitely favors the young agers. Tel. 087-407-1201, 081-800-2625 Ayutthaya... is a Thai ancient and historical city which is rich with culture and precious heritage and time has done no ruin to the beauty of the ancient city but it has given more charm and value as a legacy to the next generation as it goes by which it's deserved to be a world heritage site. Guide Book Issue5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya Download Guide Book Issue 5 - Discover The Historic City of Ayutthaya to your smartphone now. To bring a Guide with you along your Trip with easy way below :) For iOS 1. Click ‘View & Download'
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May 15, 2018
Guide Book: Issue 03
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Khao Yai.. Landmark that combines a variety of tourist activity. Guide Book Issue3 - Khao Yai Green City of Activities was ready to present some aspect that you may never see. Khaoyai There is not only the huge plentiful forest but, also the great grassland, dairy farm, grape plantation and some of the top resorts of Thailand which attracts foreigners and Thais alike. Visiting here lets you see haze among winter breeze and allows you to absorb the charm of Khaoyai. You can lay down in the amazing atmosphere just like 'Travelling in Thailand with the feeling of going abroad' Nakorn Ratchasima Or ‘Korat’ is the access point to North East of Thailand. The province is abundant with tourist attraction and activities such as trekking, relaxing, an ancient city that's enchanted by regional culture, original local food and fascinating unique handicrafts which are difficult to imitate. Climate The weather is sweltering in summer, but cold in the night and during winter. The average temperature is 22-23˚Celsius. High season for tourism You can travel here all year, even in rainy season. Getting to Khaoyai from Bangkok There is no airport at Khaoyai, so the travelers as passengers should start from Suvannabhumi airport for their convenience and security especially the foreigners. Car rental at the airport – You can also book car rental online Click here TIPS Using Paholyothin Road, then turning right to Mittraparp Road and turning right before arriving Pak Chong. Heading to highway number 2090 ( Thanarat highway) about 20 kilometres. Bus – From Bangkok to Nakorn Ratchasima- There are departing buses from 4.00 am to 8.00 pm every 20 minutes (Trip duration is about 2 hours 15 minutes). Then, you can hire a cab to Khao Yai which departs every 30 minutes and cost 30 Baht. Train – From Hualampong station to Pak Chong station is about 5 hours. Van – From Victory monument to Pak Chong is about 2 hours. There are departing vans every 2 hours. Tickets costs 160 Baht per person. Things to bring Backpack – Bags, Clothes for outdoor activities, Sneakers, Pocket book , headgear , camera , sun glasses , mobile phone** , cables , wallet , Power Bank*** , Personal belongings and any medications necessary. *For Winter, during the months of October to February each year. ***A Power bank is not allowed to load on the plane. You can bring it on the plane though. (As long as it doesn’t have a capacity over 32,000 mAh) Khao Yai.. A challenging center for resorts, restaurants and adventure activities for all travelers that make their way here. Come anytime of the year. Happy Trip with Family Chokchai Farm A dairy farm which is the biggest dairy farm in all of Asia. Children can learn to feed and take care cows, including the process of milking and processing the milk into other products. Moreover, there are boutique camps and air-conditioned tents for accommodation. Rate per night: 2,800 – 3,500฿ Location: Moo 2 Mittraphap Rd. T.Nong Nam Daeng, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 9.00 – 15.40 (every 20 minutes) Thong Somboon Club Field The place for tourists who love adventure and activities. You will be excited by the western cowboy style and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Rate per night: 1,500 – 7,000฿ Location: Moo10 Pakchong-Hualam Rd. Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: Mon-Fri 09.00 – 18.00 / Sat-Sun 08.30 – 18.00 Secret Art Garden It is not an ordinary flower garden or forest garden, this place is filled with art, such as little man land, the Million years of rock garden, British garden, Clay house, Carpenter house and other inspirations which will wake your inner artist. Location: Moo9 T.Klang Dong, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 17.00 (Closed Wednesday) Khaoyai Fantasy Resort You could breath fresh air and take part in amusing activities that are safe and both children and adults could enjoy together. The new water park will give you relief from the hot weather. The well-designed rooms are combined with natural beauty of the surrounding area. Location: Moo1 Thanarat Rd. T. Nong Nam Daeng, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 18.00 Fun Trip with Friends Fountain Tree Resort You can enjoy 14 adventure activities with great scenery around and end the day feeling like a cowboy with a Cowboy Night party. Loacation: Lam Ta Kong Rd, T.Khanong Phra, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 18.00 Life Park @The Greenery Resort Khaoyai Amusement park located in the Greenery Resort where great experiences await with more than 30 extreme playthings imported from other countries. Rate per night: 5,000 – 7,000฿ Location: Thanarat Rd. T.Moosi, pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 18.00 The Bonanza Adventure Park If you are a person who loves an exciting experience, you will not want to miss this place. There are exciting activities and nearly extinct animals in the zoo that you would not be able see in many other places. Rate per night: 2,500 – 10,000฿ Location: Thanarat Rd. T.Khanong Phra, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 17.30 Kaeng Hin Phoeng Rafting These longest and biggest parts of the ladder-like river are suitable for rafting and is especially challenging with fast rapids. It is great fun for a group of friends. Location: T.Saparn-hin, Nadi, Prachinburi Open: 08.00 – 17.00 Sweet Trip for Lovers PB Valley Khao Yai You could visit the gigantic grape plantation that is the origin of Khaoyai wine. You can try and taste the fresh grapes from the garden and tour the wine factory. Finally, a tasty meal with scenic view in a romantic atmosphere prepared especially for you. Location: Moo5 Mittraphap Rd. T.Phayayen, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 08.30 – 16.30 Dasada Gallery Amazing various types of flowers are gathered together in a glass house located on 800 Rai of land. Inside the gallery, there is a coffee corner and snack stand which highlights flower flavoured ice-creams. Location: Moo12 Prachin-Khao Yai Rd. Muang, Prachinburi Open: Mon-Fri 09.00 – 17.00 / Sat-Sun 09.00 – 18.00 Primo Piazza Khaoyai Atmosphere composed of warmth and romance with restaurants, cafés, a wine bar and barn zone where long-necked, big eyed alpacas welcome tourists with smiley faces. Location: Moo10 Moosi Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 22.00 Speed Kart For the adventurous couple that needs excitement, Khao Yai Speed Kart is the place where you speed around between beautiful valleys and beautiful animals. Moreover, ATV car is available for rent with both Thai and international food are ready to serve for visitors also. Location: Thanarat Rd. km.12 T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 21.00 Single Trip will full exciting Khao Yai national park If you don't visit here, you will not be a true Khao Yai visitor! It is the first national park in Thailand and covers 4 provinces. It's evergreen forrest is around all year. You can take photos there or travel to the Haew Suwat waterfall or Haew Narok. Location: T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 08.00 – 17.00 Lucky Farm and Resort Combining a resort and horse barn in the same place. This place attracts people who love horse riding. They offer a private trainer. In addition, there are several activities and a cowboy show, which is hard to come by in Thailand. Location: Moo19 Ban Non Ari, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima The Pete Maze The more you're lost, the more you enjoy it!! A journey of memory and luck. This is the biggest tree maze in Thailand. Even if you come here alone, you will not be lonely. Location: Thanarat Rd. T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 18.00 Khaoyai Art Museum Enjoy amazing artwork! A museum for art lovers. An accumulation of valuable artwork from well-known artist which includes many sculptures arranged in an Art Space. Location: Ban Tha Chang Soi6 Moo16 T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 18.00 Delicious meals at famous restaurants Baan Mai Chai Nam The recommended restaurant for Khao Yai visitors is a scenic place beside the river. Good for taking photographs and decorated with vintage decorations serving five star tasty foods. Location: 21 Mittraphap Rd. Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 10.00 – 22.00 Call. 081-660-2826 / 044-314-236 Krua Khao Yai The old restaurant at Khao Yai that's reliable for good meals. The famous dish is Ham Ribs and Tom Yam Pla Chon. They also serve delicious vegetarian food. Location: Thanarat Rd. km.13 Open: 10.00 – 20.00 Call. 044-297-138 Krua Pooyhai Lee The restaurant inside the Poopatra Resort where it has outstanding natural scenery separated into 2 parts, the outdoor zone and the air conditioned room. The menu is composed of Thai, Esarn and international food. Open: Mon-Thu 11.00 – 20.30 / Fri 11.00 – 21.00 / Sat-Sun 8.00 – 21.30 Call. 084-088-7785 Krua Pak Klang (Big Mount Khaoyai) Is decorated in the modern style and also serves delicious foods. The building with the relaxing atmosphere is a combination of wood and cement and is suitable for families. The dishes served are original Thai recipes. Location: Moo9 Kudklao-Pansuk Rd. km12 T.Phayayen Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 20.00 Call. 03-634-6221 / 086-895-7272 / 083-019-1241 Lan+Lee+Lar The lovely retro style restaurant located on the way to Khaoyai National Park. The name of this bistro comes from the tree in this place ‘Leelawadee’. This restaurant makes you feel like you're in a vintage café and gives you nostalgia about your childhood. You can visit for the bitter coffee, spicy Thai food and tasty desserts. Location: Ban Pong Krasang Thanarat Rd. Km9 Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 09.00 – 22.00 (Closed Tuesday) Call. 081-902-2109 / 081-801-4759 The Great Hornbill Grill The country style restaurant in the grape plantation is surrounded by endless grape fields. The interior design is decorated with teak wood. You can enjoy eating fusion food, which is combination of Thai and western styles. And have some smooth tasting wine that you can purchase a bottle of to bring home. Location: Moo5 T.Phayayen Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: Sun-Thu 09.00 – 20.00 / Fri-Sat 09.00 – 22.00 Call. 036-226-415-16 Steak Cottage Is a reasonably priced steakhouse, but it's filled with good quality food and a scenic atmosphere which suitable for holidays. The recommended menu items are the ‘Bar-be-que Pork ribs’ that matches with the ‘Smoked Duck’s Breast salad’ and “Salmon Steak”. Location: Moo2 Banmai Samakkee, Thanarat Rd. Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: 10.00 – 20.00 (Closed Monday) Call. 081-484-3468 Te Amo Where Thai, Chinese and Italian foods all come together. Te Amo in the Italian language means love, so the interior design of this restaurant is filled with love, luxury and warmth; especially in the delicious meals served to every customer here. Location: Thanarat Rd. T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Open: Mon-Fri 11.00 – 23.00 / Sat-Sun 10.00 – 23.00 Call. 044-297-579 / 089-948-9977 Laying among the valleys Luxurious class Sala Khaoyai Location: Moo11 Wang Katha, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 25,000฿ Click here Muthi Maya Forest Pool Villa Location: Moo6 Thanarat Rd. T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 30,000฿ Click here The Private Pool Villa at Civilai Hill Khaoyai Location: Moo7 T.Nong Sarai, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 30,000฿ Click here Borobot Pool Resort Location: Moo8 T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 41,000฿ Click here Western style Panther Creek Location: Moo15 Thanarat Rd. T.Ban Klong Sua, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 2,000 - 4,500฿ Click here Belmont Village Location: Moo6 Ban Sub Sawang, T.Khanong Phra Tai, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 3,200 - 4,500฿ Click here Thames Valley Location: Moo4 T.Moosi Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 9,000 – 15,000฿ Click here Her Glory Vacation Villa Location: Thanarat Rd. km7 Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 20,000฿ Click here Close to nature Khaoyai Paradise on Earth Location: Moo1 T.Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 6,500 – 16,000฿ Click here Pannaburee Location: Moo5 T.Kanong Phra, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 900 – 2,300฿ Click here Rai Kidteung Resort Location: Moo21 T.Wangmee, Wang Nam keaw, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 1,900 – 2,700฿ Click here Tuscano Resort Location: Moo10 T.Huaybong, Sikiew, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 1,500 – 2,300฿ Click here Thai Style Mam’s Village Hotel Location: Moo1 Khao Yai National Park Rate per night: 5,000 – 7,500฿ Click here Ndol Streamside Thai Villas Location: Moo1 Muaklek, Saraburi Rate per night: 1,000 – 5,000฿ Click here Baan Sujipuri Location: Thanarat Rd. T.Kanong Phra, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima Rate per night: 3,500฿ Click here Idin Klindao Resort Location: Moo12 T.Wangmee, Wang Nam keaw, Nakhon Rate per night: 1,500 – 4,100฿ Click here Search Hotel in Khaoyai ,Nakhon Ratchasima The MUST HAVE souvenirs shops that you should take a look at before going back home Dairy Ho, Palio, The Chocolate Factory, Granmonte Vineyard & Winery, Kru Tor shop, Klang dong floating market, Khao yai Panorama Farm, Nipa Chinese sausage, Shops & Dine at Suvarnabhumi Airport for the tourists who still enjoy shopping Restaurant - S&P Airport Cafe, Lee Cafe East West Cuisine, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Burger King, Starbuck Coffee Shop - Duty Free, OTOP Store, Royal Project & Government Shops, Thai Hom Mali Rice, Suana & Spa Vat Refund During Boarding, Foreign tourist who buy goods in which that the VAT is not less than 2,000 BAHT. 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