Discover a city of ancient ruins, temples and tombs with one of our Ayutthaya hotels! Formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Thailand, this city was one of the greatest and most wealthy in Asia. From Bangkok, Ayutthaya is an easy train ride away and once here, our Ayutthaya hotels are an inexpensive hideaway, perfect for exploring this historical city.
From ... More>your Ayutthaya hotel, spend hours exploring the quiet streets. You'll relish the feeling of emptiness you get when you reach this city – especially if you have just come from the clustered streets of Bangkok. Hire a driver for the day or climb aboard a canal boat. Many of Ayutthaya's famous ruins are close by, all that remains from the invasion of the third Burmese Empire. Walk among skeletons of towering temples, spires and Buddha statues, left to decay as time goes on.
See the Wat Chaiwatthanaram at sunrise or the huge Buddha at Phra Sri Sanphet. Meanwhile, Wat Suw an Dararam is lovely and full of monks who gather at dusk to chant. For markets, the Chao Prom Market sells all the joys of a South East Asian pasar malam. Find food, clothes, fabric, trinkets and people watch for added entertainment. Whether you're here for a day trip or spending a couple engrossed in Thailand's history, take a look through our Ayutthaya hotels and accommodation now.