The Historic City of Ayutthaya (also spelled ‘Ayudhya’) or Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya founded in 1350, is the capital of Thailand’s Ayutthaya province. Situated in the Chao Phraya River valley 76 kms from Bangkok, Ayutthaya is today an archaeological delight boasting magnificent ruins characterized by the remains of tall prangs (reliquary towers), Buddhist monasteries of monumental proportions, ‘headless Buddhas’ and crumbling yet beautiful wats that convey an idea of the city’s past size, majesty of the civilization and its architectural splendor. The Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Historical Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – is the most visited site here.


  • Heritage


  • Tall Prangs Ruins
  • Headless Buddha
  • Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Historical Park

Places to Stay

Enchanting Travels Thailand Tours Ayutthaya Hotels Iudia Hotel (4)
Iudia Hotel

Style: Boutique

Iudia On The River' is a tastefully done hotel set amid the ancient ruins of the erstwhile Siamese Kingdom of Ayudhya (UNESCO Site), located in the former Thai capital's heart, facing the Ayutthaya World Heritage Park.

View Details

Kantary Hotel

Style: International

The new Kantary Hotel is ideally situated in the heart of historical Ayutthaya, well-known for its rich Thai culture and history, less than 2hrs drive from Bangkok.

View Details

Pool at Sala Ayutthaya Hotel in Ayutthaya, Thailand
Sala Ayutthaya

Style: Boutique

Sala Ayutthaya is a chic boutique hotel in the heart of the ancient capital city. Nestled on the banks of the Chao Phraya river with the archaeological gems of the Historical Park just across from you, discover a blissful cocoon of tranquility.

View Details

Activities in Ayutthaya

Ruins of Ayutthaya Ancient City

Visit first the Bang-Pa-In Summer Palace, an excellent architectural blend of the East and West, with beautiful gardens. Ayutthaya, was once the Thai Kingdoms capital for 417yrs. The ruins of this former city are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stroll through the ruins of Wat Prasrisanphet, a former royal temple during Ayutthaya’s days of glory; Wat Mahathat, where the roots of a tree surround the head of Buddha.


Contact Us

Our team of experts can help answer any questions you might have. Please fill out the form below and a consultant will respond shortly.

Give us a call:

US & Canada: +1 888 263 2574
UK: +0 800 098 8486
AUS: +1 800 044 986

Send an email: