Share this page:

Sak Yant Khru Wai Festival at Wat Bang Phra - Thailand

Home > Events in Thailand > Sak Yant Khru Wai Festival at Wat Bang Phra

Sak Yant Khru Wai Festival at Wat Bang Phra

sak yant khru wai festival at wat bang phra

Information about Sak Yant Khru Wai Festival at Wat Bang Phra

Sak Yants are traditional Thai tattoos engraved in the skin by Buddhist monks supposed to bring protection and luck. Each year, more than 10,000 people gather at Wat Bang Phra, a Buddhist temple in Nakhon Chaisi district in Nakhon Pathom province, 50 kilometers from Bangkok.

On the previous day, there is a magic recharge of sacred tattoos ceremony and on D-Day, a group of Buddhist masters and monks gather at the temple to apply 1000 new tattoos. Hygiene conditions are not as strict as in a tattoo parlor and that making this tattoos is not without risk for your health.

calendar_month Next dates : Date pas encore connue

location_on Location : Nakhon Pathom

phone Tel : 034 389 333

Find a room in Thailand

The best festivals in Thailand

festivals thailand

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.

arrow_circle_right See the best festivals in Thailand

Public holidays in Thailand

pulic holidays 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.

arrow_circle_right See pulic holiday in Thailand

A little tip for the guide ?
If website has helped you prepare your travel in Thailand, do not hesitate to give me a small tip by clicking on the button below. Thanks a lot !

transports thailande
Transports in Thailand
Type your departure city, your destination and the date of your trip.
Powered by 12Go Asia system
Traveling in Thailand
arrow_circle_right Find an hotel
arrow_circle_right Guesthouse Thailand

arrow_circle_right Travel by train
arrow_circle_right Travel by bus
arrow_circle_right Domestic flights
arrow_circle_right Boats in Thailand
arrow_circle_right Transports Bangkok

arrow_circle_right Visa rules
arrow_circle_right Health advice

hotels thailande
Find accommodation in Thailand