via MGR Online, 31 March 2018: A research team at Wat Chaiwattanaram in Ayutthaya have detected a possible structure beneath the temple, using Ground-Penetrating Radar and magnetometer surveys. Article is in Thai.
via Bangko Post, 29 March 2018:
Ketsurang, a plump archaeologist, inadvertently travels back in time from the present day to the reign of the Ayutthaya Kingdom’s King Narai the Great (1656-1688) over 300 years ago. Her soul resides in the body of a gorgeous yet mean woman, Karaket, whose soul left her body for hell due to her severe sins. While in the Ayutthaya Kingdom, she is mesmerised by the traditional way of life and the stunning beauty of palaces, temples, rivers, markets and forts. The novel-turned-TV series Bupphesanniwat (Love Destiny) is very popular nationwide and tens of thousands fans flock to Ayutthaya to visit the ancient sites.
Source: Dramatic love for heritage
- Ayutthaya Fever [Video] (Bangkok Post, 29 March 2018)
via NNT, in Pattaya Mail, 26 March 2018:
Ayutthaya – The ancient province of Ayutthaya, is enjoying an increase in the number of visitors, boosting the local economy and people’s incomes. Ayutthaya Governor Sujin Chaichumsuk said that a rise in the number of tourists has been apparent since the period drama “Buppesannivas” premiered and became a must-watch show for Thai citizens. Buppesannivas has […]
via Bangkok Post, 25 March 2018:
- Temple featured in Buppesannivas TV series open late until April 30 (The Nation, 25 March 2018)
via Thai PBS, 22 March 2018:
via The Nation, 18 March 2018
via Bangkok Post, 13 March 2018:
via Bangkok Post, 11 Mar 2018: An ongoing Thai TV series has made Ayutthaya popular again. I’ve seen bits of the TV show, and it’s more of a romantic comedy than a historical drama, which has added to the appeal to the show!
via Bangkok Post, 09 March 2018:
- Facebook uproar over woman sitting in Ayutthaya Buddha’s lap (The Nation, 09 March 2018)
via The Nation, 28 Feb 2018: