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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place of Worship
“Serving as the Royal Monastery from 1350 to 1448, the temple occupies expansive grounds inside the walls of the now-collapsed Royal Palace. The three iconic chedis – housing the royal relics of three Ayutthaya Kings – are among the few structures left standing in the temple grounds, which is itself a must-see ruin site. Opening Hours: 07:00 – 18:00 Location: Ayutthaya Historical Park, on Naresuan Road How to get there: From Rojana Road, turn right into Naresuan Road and continue about 500m ”
  • 6 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Place of Worship
“The most beautiful ancient in Ayutthaya and the best view of sunset. Don't-miss place :)”
  • 9 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Buddhist Temple
  • 9 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Hindu Temple
“Temple is in a state of ruins, but the Reclining Buddha statue is truly grand and awe inspiring. It's the one of the world's largest. Mercy and popularity will come to the one who pays respect here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“The temple contains a large bronze Buddha image – the oldest in Ayutthaya – built in 1325. Walk around the main chapel to the riverside and pay respect to the Queen at the Chinese shrine. It is widely believed that the queen will fulfill a wish of those in search of a soul-mate. Location: Southeastern bank of the Chao Phraya River, off Highway 3477, outer city How to get there: From Highway 309, turn left at the chedi roundabout into Highway 3477. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Well renowned as the old capital city with the longest history of Thailand, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya lasted for 417 years through the reign of 33 kings. Through these golden ages, the ancestors had left behind a wide array of priceless heritage, ranging from architecture, historical sites, archeological finds, art objects to cultural identity”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Ayutthaya is home to Thailand’s most skilled boat builders. In the past, the city had more klongs (canals) than roads, and boats used to be the main mode of transport. This private museum belongs to Phaithun Khaomala, a renowned boat modeler and former boat builder. . Some of them are more than 100 years old. Opening Hours: 08:00 – 17:00 (by appointment only) Location: Bang Ian Road, just off Chikun Road, opposite Wat Mahathat Tel: +66 (035) 241 195 How to get there: From Rojana Road, turn right into Chikun Road and, before you reach Wat Mahathat, make another right into Bang Lan Road. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Wat Yai Chaimongkol This temple is an ancient temple. Built in the early Ayutthaya period”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“"Million Toy Museum" If you have a kids, this is a good break for them to enjoy with a toys collection, tin toys, plastic toys and vintage stuff”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“รถไฟจากสถานีดอนเมืองมาถึงอยุธยา ง่าย ๆ เพียงต่อเดียว ถึงสถานีรถไฟอยุธยา แล้วโทรหาเราสิ่ เราจะไปรับถึงที่เลยล่ะ สะดวก รวดเร็ว ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Health
“Very good and convenient market place for all your groceries and fresh food needs. Lots of local Thai Massage shops with experiences therapists and herbal pharmacy stores. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The most famous pub and bar in Ayutthaya. Food and drinks are not expensive. Live music is good. If you like crowed people, here is for you.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“The most famous pub and bar in Ayutthaya. Food and drinks are not expensive. Live music is good. If you like crowed people, here is for you.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
“Another popular hangout place with a mixed crowd of Thais and foreigners, Chang House has been around since 2003. The bar offers local beers, spirits and cocktails, along with Thai, Indian and western food. It has partly indoor and outdoor seating, with a big-screen TV for live sports and live band music every night. Opening Hours: 12:00 – midnight Location: Naresuan Soi 1 ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“A long-time favourite among weekenders from Bangkok, this riverside, open-air restaurant serves up a good selection of fish and shellfish, grilled to succulent perfection. Among the must-try dishes include grilled giant river prawns, garlic-fried fresh water fish and salt-grilled snakehead fish. Opening Hours: 08:30 – 20:30 Location: 36/2 U-thong Road (on the way to Hua Ror Market) Tel: +66 (0)35 252 013, +66 (0)81-696-2439 ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“A riverfront restaurant and a stunning view of Portuguese church, delicious Thai food, live music band and draught beer. Don't miss grilled river prawn, a yummy dish and famous in Ayutthaya”
  • 1 local recommends

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