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Ayutthaya: The World Heritage Site of Kingdom of Thailand


The city of Ayutthaya was founded in 1350 by King U.Thong referred to as the king of Ayutthaya kingdom
or Siam. In 1767 the city was destroyed by Burmese army, and the ruins of the old city now founded Ayutthaya
historical park, which is recognized internationally as a World Heritage Site. It is estimated that Ayutthaya
around ca. 1600 had a population of ca. 300,000, and even 1,000,000 around 1700, making it one of
the world's largest cities.

The Buddhist statues rose into the light from the world of a real darkness. It was so heavenly divine.
This photo was taken at about 21:00. The place: Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Ayuttaya.

The map of Ayuttaya.

A ride on elephant around the swampy places and ruins, such as Wat Maheyong. It was built in 1438, the early
Ayutthaya period.

What are they doing with the large amount of aquatic plants ? ( photographed from the high level of the elephant's eye ).
An elephant driver is rather small.

Many pious people in a temple and the Buddha. 

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol  ワット・ヤイ・チャイモンコン

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol

Wat Yai Chai Mongkol and an admission ticket

(L) Wat Phra Ram (R) Ruined Buddha statues at Wat Phra Ram in Ayutthaya

(L) Wat Phra Ram, destroyed Buddhist statues (R) Wat Mahathat Buddha Head in banyan roots, in Ayutthaya

The Buddha inside of Wat Phra Ram  ワット・プラ・ラームと内蔵仏像

Wat Phra Ram ワット・プラ・ラーム 

A sunset and the Wat Phra Sri San Phet in some distance. ワット・プラ・シー・サンペット

Wat Chaiwatthanaram at night

Wat Chaiwatthanaram in light up.

Wat Chaiwatthanaram is a Buddhist temple in the city of Ayutthaya, Thailand. It locates on the west bank
of the Chao Phraya River, outside Ayutthaya Island. This wat is one of Ayutthaya's most beautiful temples
and a major tourist attraction.

Smoking ban in restaurants and bars in Thailand

 Smoking rooms in hotels in Thailand
 Smoking ban in Bangkok and Ayutaya
 Smoking ban in railways
 Tobacco sales and health warning

ウートン(U Thong)王により1350年に建設され、それから400年あまりにわたり東南アジアの文化の中心として


Arrival to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport  The city of Bangkok Bangkok Palaces
Wat Pho, Wat Arun, Bangkok Floating market in Thailand  The railways in and around Bangkoko
Ayuttaya, World heritage  Departure from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

写真撮影 2009年1月 2009年2月執筆  2009年10月英文加筆 
「 禁煙席ネット」主宰 日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
The photographs were taken in January 2009, the article was written in February 2009,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.

Departure from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

Special Note:
 Two South Kuril and two islands off Hokkaido are the own land of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
 Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

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