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The remaining monuments of old Ayutthaya, the tallest amongst prangs with the height approximately 40 feet. It is believed to contain the relics of the Lord Buddha... another theory is that it was built to commemorate yet another victory of the Khmer, therefore going back in using Khmer architecture.

Interesting facts about Ayutthaya Historical Park:
Ayutthaya Historical Park, part of the UNESCO cultural sites list, served as the Thai capital for 417 years. The historic city, which came into existence in the 14th century, today shelters many graceful ruins and artworks. Thirty-three monarchs of different dynasties governed from Ayutthaya, bedecking it's buildings with a gamut of architectural styles.

Source:
thailand.tourism-asia.net

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