According to Wikipedia, Ayutthaya was named after the city of Ayodhya in India, the birthplace of Rama in the Ramayana or Ramakien in Thai.
Our two kids who were then 9 and 7 years old three years ago alternately took some of these photos. It was such a hot summer when we went there so I got a migraine spell. We plan to go there again not during the hot season to take more quality pictures.
This is the Golden Buddha statue that is left intact now kept at a wat (temple) in the heritage site. Most of the Buddha images were beheaded by the Burmese.
Here's one of the wats or temples inside the historical park.
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