11 Monuments in Thailand that you should visit - With photos & details

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11 Monuments to explore in Thailand

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Ayutthaya Historical ParkPratu Chai Sub-district, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand

The Historic City of Ayutthaya, founded in 1350, was the second capital of the Siamese Kingdom.  It flourished from the 14th to the 18th centuries, during which time it grew to be one of the world’s largest and most cosmopolitan urban areas and a center of global diplomacy and commerce. At present, it is located in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province.  The total area of the World Heritage property is 289 ha.

Bang Rachan Memorial ParkBang Rachan, Khai Bang Rachan District, Sing Buri 16150, Thailand

Bang Rachan Memorial Park is where an exact replica of the ancient village and camp, where 11 leaders of Khai Bang Rachan came together to form a united front to fight the Burmese army in 1765. There is also a historical park to explore and learn about the historical content of Bang Rachan.

Democracy MonumentDemocracy Monument, Khwaeng Wat Bowon Niwet, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand

The Democracy Monument is a public monument in the centre of Bangkok, capital of Thailand. It occupies a traffic circle on the wide east-west Ratchadamnoen Avenue, at the intersection of Dinso Road. The monument is roughly halfway between Sanam Luang, the former royal cremation ground in front of Wat Phra Kaew, and the temple of the Golden Mount.

Don Chedi MonumentDon Chedi, Don Chedi District, Suphan Buri 72170, Thailand

The Don Chedi Monument, located in Tambon Don Chedi, Suphan Buri province. It comprises of two sites dedicated to King Naresuan the Great's victory over Burmese forces.

Kamphaengphet Historical ParkNong Pling, Mueang Kamphaeng Phet District, Kamphaeng Phet 62000, Thailand

The Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park contains the ruins of the ancient town of Kamphaeng Phet, an important town in the Sukhothai Kingdom. The park that is little visited by foreign tourists contains monuments built during the 13th to 17th centuries by the Sukhothai and Ayutthaya empires.

Prasat Mueang Sing Historical Parkอุทยาน ประวัติ ศา ส ร์ ปราสาท เมือง สิงห์, Tambon Sing, Amphoe Sai Yok, Chang Wat Kanchanaburi 71150, Thailand

Muang Singh historical park marked the Western border of the Khmer in Thailand. At the height of its power, the vast Khmer empire stretched out all the way West to deep into present day Kanchanaburi province in the Western part of Thailand. Besides being a temple dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva, Prasat Muang Singh and surrounding town most likely served as a military stronghold, to defend the Khmer empire from attacks from the West.

Rajabhakti Park8 Petchkasem Rd, Tambon Nong Kae, Amphoe Hua Hin, Chang Wat Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand

Rajabhakti Park, located in Prachuap Khiri Khan province, is a historically themed park honouring past Thai kings from the Sukhothai period to the current royal house of Chakri.

That Kong Khao NoiTat Thong, Mueang Yasothon District, Yasothon 35000, Thailand

Phra That Kong Khao Noi is an ancient stupa. It is a structure that enshrines holy Buddhist relics. Built during the 18th-20th century in the Ayutthaya period. It is 9 kilometers away from Yasothon town.

The Grand Palace1 Maha Rat Rd, แขวงพระบรมมหาราชวัง Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand

A complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Several royal ceremonies and state functions are held within the walls of the palace every year. The palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand.

Victory MonumentPhahonyothin Rd, Khwaeng Thanon Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

Victory Monument is a large military monument in Bangkok, Thailand. The monument is located in Ratchathewi District, northeast of central Bangkok, at the center of a traffic circle at the intersection of Phahonyothin Road, Phaya Thai Road, and Ratchawithi Road. The monument is entirely western in its design: in this it is in sharp contrast with another prominent monument of Bangkok, the Democracy Monument, which uses indigenous Thai forms and symbols.

Wat Ratchaburanaถนน ชีกุน ตำบล ท่าวาสุกรี Amphoe Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Chang Wat Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand

Wat Ratchaburana, which translates to “the temple of Royal Restoration” was built in 1424 by King Borommarachathirat II as a memorial to his two elder brothers. It is located on the historical island near Wat Mahathat. When it was constructed it was accessible by boat as it was on the banks of a canal, that has been filled up about a century ago.