It is also the setting, the old Sino-Portuguese district in Phuket town that makes it an event not to be missed if you are on the Phuket island at that time. Celebrations with the dragon parade and lion dances, firecrackers to ward off the Nian snake demon that ravaged the villages in ancient China but also lanterns, Chinese cultural shows, street stalls selling food ...
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With a lot of traditions, festivals in Thailand are numerous and some are worldwide famous. Loy Krathong sometimes also called the Festival of Lights is held in November and was elected second best festival in the world. It must be said that this is the most photogenic festival in Thailand.
The main events of the Buddhist calendar but also the anniversaries of the King and Queen of Thailand and other days related to the History of the country are holidays in Thailand. If banks and administrations are generally closed those days, transport, shops and restaurants operate normally.