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Ayutthaya Aquatic Phansa Festival - Thailand

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Ayutthaya Aquatic Phansa Festival

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Location : Ayutthaya

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Information about Ayutthaya Aquatic Phansa Festival

The Ayutthaya Aquatic Phansa Festival also called Lad Chado Market Festival because it is held on the canal at Lad Chado Market is taking place for the start of the Buddhist Lent on the day of Khao Phansa, which literally means ''Enter Phansa'', (phansa is the name of Buddhist Lent in Thai). Khao Phansa is generally in July but the date varies as it is based on the lunar calendar.

The particularity of this festival compared to the usual tradition for this day is that here the candles are transported to the temple during a large boat procession.

The Lad Chado market is located 45 kilometers from Ayutthaya city (40 minutes drive) or 110 km from Bangkok.

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