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Temples of Thailand: Wat Ratchaburana, Ayutthaya, Thailand.


Wat Ratchaburana at Ayutthaya, Thailand

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30 of the world’s most impressive ancient ruins

30 of the World's Most Impressive Ancient Ruins : Wat Ratchaburana (Ayutthaya, Thailand) A Buddhist temple located in Ayutthaya Historical Park, Wat Ratchaburana was founded in 1424 by King Borommarachathirat II on the cremation site of his two elder brothers, who died in a duel for the succession of the throne.

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Wat Ratcha Burana (วัดราชบูรณะ)

Wat Ratchaburana

Ayutthaya is located just 80 kilometres (50 miles) north of Bangkok and was the capital of Siam from 1350 to 1767. To this day it remains one of Thailand's best known ancient historical sites.