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Ayutthaya Kingdom -The Ancient Capital of Bangkok

Ayutthaya Kingdom -The Ancient Capital of Bangkok (PHOTO BLOG)

The Ayutthaya Kingdom was the ancient capital of Bangkok, it has incredible architecture from the 1351 to the 1767, most building still standing now in 2013! The history behind this kingdom is very rich, is what made Bangkok what it is today. Bang Pa-In Palace also known as the Summer Palace, is located in the King Ayutthaya Kingdom. Prasat Thong originally constructed the complex in 1632, and though it lay empty and overgrown throughout the late 18th and early 19th centuries, King Mongkut began to restore the site in the mid-19th century. Most of the present buildings were constructed between 1872 and 1889 by King Chulalongkorn. Read more on Thailand: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can go to Thailand Travel Guide to view current posts Phuket or Krabi – Choosing the Perfect Destination for your Thailand Trip 9 Things You Must Do in Thailand Loy Krathong Festival Our top 10 hot tips on…
Shangri-La Bangkok Hotel Review

Shangri-La Bangkok Hotel Review

We took a taxi to the Shangri-la Bangkok hotel from Banyan Tree (we change hotels for a different view). The taxi took us to the Shangri-la Bangkok hotel instead of the Krungthep Wing of the Shangri-la Bangkok. Not knowing this we tried to check in and were told we were in the wrong building, the front desk arranged for the hotel Tuk Tuk to take us to the Krungthep Wing. Check in was quick, Frank the Operations manager introduced himself and offered his help during our stay. Read more on Thailand:  Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can go to Thailand Travel Guide to view current posts Phuket or Krabi – Choosing the Perfect Destination for your Thailand Trip 9 Things You Must Do in Thailand Loy Krathong Festival Our top 10 hot tips on how to barter your way to the best price in Thailand A few Common Scams…