Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The World's most amazing ruins-Ayutthaya, Thailand

Founded by King Ramathibodi I in 1350, Ayutthaya was once the countrys capital and an internationally renowned bustling metropolis, whose progress is said to have rivalled that of European capitals at the time. That was until the Burmese army burned down the city in 1767. In 1969 the Fine Arts Department began renovating the ruins, and today the debris of the empire's glory forming part of what is now known as the Ayutthaya Historical Park.



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