|Stupa's of Wat Yai Chai Monkgol|
Ayutthaya was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1351 to 1767. Ayutthaya was friendly towards foreign traders, including the Chinese, Vietnamese, Indians, Japanese and Persians, and later the Portuguese, Spanish, French and Dutch, permitting them to set up villages outside the walls of the capital.
|Buddha's feet are the most holy. There are coins embedded in these.|
|On top of the Big Stupa|
|Thousand of Roosters around the grounds.|
In foreign accounts, Ayutthaya was called Siam, but many sources say the people of Ayutthaya called themselves Tai, and their kingdom Krung Tai "The Tai country.”
|Stupa's at Wat Ratchaburana|
About 1-hour north of Bangkok, we hired a taxi for the day and visited 4 of the Park sites.
|Students find us wherever we are!|
|Mr. Sofi, our driver, would not take|
us home till we visited this 40ft
|Harvey gilded a Buddha for Pesach.|