Visitors carrying sun umbrellas at the 17th century Wat Chaiwatthanaram temple complex in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: AFP
Visitors carrying sun umbrellas at the 17th century Wat Chaiwatthanaram temple complex in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: AFP
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Thailand hopes for a post-Covid tourism boost as Michelin Guide puts ancient seat of kings Ayutthaya on the foodie map

  • Home to Unesco-recognised temples and a favourite with Instagramers, Thailand’s former capital has been hit hard by the pandemic
  • But its thick curries, noodles and street-side rotis have earned 10 eateries the ‘Bib Gourmand’ distinction, raising hopes that tourists’ appetite will return

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Visitors carrying sun umbrellas at the 17th century Wat Chaiwatthanaram temple complex in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: AFP
Visitors carrying sun umbrellas at the 17th century Wat Chaiwatthanaram temple complex in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: AFP
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