Aytthaya – Capital City Of Thailand

Ayutthaya is an old capital city of Thailand and it was established by King Ramathibodi I in 1350. It stayed as the capital of Thailand for almost 417 years. Ayutthaya was administered by 33 lords of five lines. The city was named for Ayutthaya after the home of Rama from the Indian epic Ramayana, and it implies the undefeatable.

Amid the initial 180 years, Ayutthaya was an extremely serene city and did not get into wars with the neighboring nations. The primary movement of the city was exchanging. However, after the passing of King Ramathibodi I, surprisingly, the city got included in a war with Myanmar in 1529. From that point, the city wound up battling many wars. Ayutthaya was first crushed by the Burmese in 1569. Following fifteen years, the city was recaptured by the King Naresuan. The city kept on prospering for the following 118 years and after which it was attacked and pulverized by the Burmese armed force in 1767. The capital was later moved to Thonburi by King Tuskin who crushed the Burmese. After his rule, the capital was moved to Bangkok by King Rama I.

The demolished city was left untouched in the wilderness for over a hundred years. Ayutthaya was 85 kilometers from north of Bangkok, where one can at present discover the vestiges of this old city. The vestiges show that Ayutthaya was one of the valuable urban communities of Thailand. The city secured a zone of 2,556 square kilometers.

In current circumstances, voyagers can helpfully get to it by street, waterway, and railroads, and it is one of the popular touring spots of Thailand.