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 og Thailand and other days related to the History of the country are holidays in Thailand. If banks and governments offices are gennerally closed those days, transport, shops and restaurants operate normally.