Ayutthaya, Thailand *RERUN
Ayutthaya is the city that flourished as the royal capital of Thailand from the mid-14th century for about 400 years. The Ayutthaya Kingdom utilized its topographical advantage of being surrounded by rivers to flourish as a trade hub connecting Europe with Asia. The ruins of the Buddhist temples of that era are collectively designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and they attract tourists from all over the world. In this episode we explore Ayutthaya and meet its residents who love their traditions and their distinctive culture.