Ayutthaya: The Help of Locals Needed

Kevin Eagan - Sep 29, 2008
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Ayutthaya city is the capital of Ayutthaya province in Thailand. The city was founded in 1350 by King U-Thong, who came here to escape a smallpox outbreak in Lop Buri, and proclaimed it the capital of his kingdom. In 1767 the city was destroyed by the Burmese army, and the ruins of the old city now form the Ayutthaya historical park, which was recognized internationally in 1991 when it was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List...

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