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Glorious of Ayutthaya Fair 2020 ready to once again dazzle and amaze

Set 11-20 December 2020, for this spectacular annual festival to celebrate the historical significance of the ancient Thai capital.

Bangkok, 09 November, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to announce this year’s ‘Glorious of Ayutthaya Fair’ will take place at the Ayutthaya Historical Park from 11-20 December.

Another wonderful programme of events and activities has been created to celebrate the history and significance of this ancient Thai capital. Founded around 1350, Ayutthaya became the capital after Sukhothai and by 1700 was said to be the largest city in the world with one million inhabitants.

The historic city of Ayutthaya was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. Nowadays, the Ayutthaya Historical Park features the remains of temples and palaces that stand in magnificent testimony to the city’s former days of glory.

Activities include colourful processions, a Red Cross Fair, Thai Agricultural Products Fair, the Retro Market with its wonderful ‘retro’ atmosphere, exhibitions on Kings Rama IX and X, an OTOP (One Tambon One Product) Fair featuring locally made items, and tram and boat tours. Folk performances and other such activities will again be a popular component of this year’s event.

The light and sound show will offer a dazzling insight into the monumental history and importance of ancient Ayutthaya. There is one show on weekdays, beginning at 19.30 Hrs., and two shows on weekends, at 19.00 Hrs. and 20.00 Hrs. The show lasts one hour, and tickets are priced at 200 Baht and 500 Baht.

For more information, please contact the TAT Ayutthaya Office on Tel: +66 (0) 3524 6076-7 or TAT Contact Centre 1672.

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