Bangkok Celebrations

Celebrations and festivals in Bangkok Thailand. From Buddhist religious festivals to global celebrations.

Loy Krathong at Benjasiri Park - Sukhumvit Queens Park - Krathongs Below Emporium

A Local Loy Krathong

Chao Phraya River is the water of choice for visitors celebrating Loy Krathong in Bangkok. For me, I avoid it. The popular riverside areas are a pain to reach with heavy traffic, pushy crowds and in many cases you won’t even reach the river to float your own Krathong. Last visit we had someone do …

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New Years Day in Bangkok - Top of Golden Mount

New Year Temple Tour

A Thai tradition practised in the run-up to and early days of the New Year. The nine temple tour as you may have guessed tours nine different Buddhist Temples. The significance of ‘nine’ or in Thai ‘gao’ is the word also translates as ‘step’ as in ‘gao nah’ meaning ‘step forward’. Progressing to a better …

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