Ayutthaya, Thailand : The Siamese Capital

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  • Founded in about 1350, Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhotai. It was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century. Its remains, characterized by its prang or reliquary towers and gigantic monasteries, give an idea of its past splendor.


  • Originally released by Global Screen, 1999.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on October 12, 2017.
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  • Closed-captioned.


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