Boasting a colourful history that spans over several millennia, Thailand is a treasure trove of ancient history, forgotten chronicles and stories that are buried in the sands of time.Its numerous ruins and historic sites stand as a testament to thailands storied past. If you wish to witness the remnants of Thailand’s vibrant history here are 4 ruins and historic sites that you should consider visiting.
Wat Maha That
Located in the central regions of Thailand, at proximity to the city of Ayutthaya, Wat Maha That is an ancient Buddhist temple that was built in 1374 by Borommaracha 1. Many emperors who ruled after the king, made adjustments and they expanded the temple making it a more prominent site in Thailand. Today visitors can see most of its structures remain intact and some parts of the temple fully function as a treasured place of worship.
Sukhothai Historical Park
Catch a glimpse of Thailands wondrous history at Sukhothai Historical Park which was once the capital of Thailand’s first kingdom. Having a storied history of over 1000 years The park now houses the ruined remains of magnificent palaces, temples, shrines, and immaculately carved statues of Lord Buddha. With is unique offerings and historic remnants, visiting the site will certainly be a unique travel experience!
Wat Yai Chai MangKhon
Built-in the 14th century by the first ruler of Ayutthaya Uthong, this could be one of the most ancient and iconic Buddhist religious sites in Thailand. The temple boasts several pagodas standing magnificently throughout the test of time and it is surrounded by a well-appointed garden area that still retains its former glory. The site is certainly a great place to witness ancient Siamese architecture and it indeed will bring joy to your hearts.
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
This iconic site too being built in the 14th century boasts splendid Siamese architecture and till date, it stays as one of the most visited religious sites in the country. The temple is divided into three separate areas and each of them features a unique set of attractions including meticulously carved sculptures, structures with immaculate architectural design and much more.
Visiting these sites
You can visit these sites by getting in touch with local tour operators and if you are stationed at an accommodation option the likes of Emporium Suites by Chatrium you can arrange tours to these sites or get in touch with a tour operator by reaching out to the front desk. While you are stationed here you could also enjoy luxury amenities at Emporium Suites.