On the last day, the event ends with a day of merit, a procession through the city, pouring water on the Buddha statues and paying respected to elders, releasing birds and fishes in the nature, as a good start for the new Thai year that begins.
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Location : Bangkok
Phra Pradaeng Municipality Office: Tel: +66 (0) 2463 484
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.