Thailand - Historic City of Ayutthaya

"Founded c. 1350, Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. It was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century. Its remains, characterized by the prang (reliquary towers) and gigantic monasteries, give an idea of its past splendour." 

Source: UNESCO World Heritage

I went on a day tour to Ayutthaya - on bus from Bangkok and back by river boat. The Park Site includes Wat Ratchaburana, Wat Mahathat, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Wat Phra Ram, Wat Lokayasutha, Wiharn Phra Mongkhon Bopit, Wat Lokayasutha, Wat Yai Chai Mongkon, Phra Chedi Suriyothai, Wat Phanan Choeng, Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Ayutthaya historical Study Centre, Japanese Settlement, Wat Phu Khao Thong, Elephant Camp.

Postcard 1 - Wat Mahathat - Historical City of Ayutthaya (576, 1991)

Postcard 2 - Wat Phra Si San Pet

Postcard 3 - Wat Yai Chai Mongkok
Bottom left is Wat Yai Chai Mongkok; Bottom right is Buddha Image at Wat Yai Chai Mongkok

Postcard 4 - Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Chaiwatthanaram is located on thewest bank of the Chao Phraya River, outside Ayutthaya island. I received this blank postcard that was printed in Australia. I stamped and cancelled it in Southern Thailand.

Postcard 5 - Wat Lokayasutha
Reclining Buddha of Wat Lokayasutha, Ayutthaya, Thailand. I have visited Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage site, before. But on a train from Bangkok to Pak Chong, I met a US traveller who was on a day trip to Ayutthaya to mail this postcard to my address. I received it but unfortunately, there was no cancellation on the postcard, hahaha.

Postcard 6 - Wat Phra Si Samphet 
Built in 1448 AD. Thanks to Wong of China who visited Ayutthaya, Thailand.

Postcard 7 - Wat Phra Mahatha 
Buddha's head in Bodhi Tree, Ayutthaya. Thanks to Jean-Pierre of France.

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