5 must-see festivals in Thailand

If you’re going to travel than it behooves you to immerse yourself in your destination country’s culture and traditions. How better to do that, should your destination country be Thailand, than by taking part in any of the country’s many beautiful, colorful and interesting festivals. There are many and varied options to see and experience.

For example, the Candle Festival coincides with Buddhist Lent. There is the country’s festival to celebrate the Queen’s birthday. There is the Long Boat Race Festival, which incorporates exactly what it says, a boat race. The Rap Bua Festival honors the lovely Buddhist tradition of giving and receiving lotus blossoms. Finally, the Loi Krathong Festival sends showers of golden lanterns skywards to create a gorgeous nighttime sky.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is the Candle Festival which marks the beginning of Buddhist Lents, as well as the Festival to celebrate the country’s Queen.
  • Rap Bua is a festival in Thailand that honors the lovely Buddhist tradition of both giving and receiving lotus flowers.
  • The long Boat Racing Festival marks the end of the Buddhist Rains Retreat and is celebrated with boat races all over the country.

“When it comes to immersing yourself in the culture of Thailand, no experience quite rivals that of the country’s colourful and breathtaking festivals.”

Read more: https://www.aluxurytravelblog.com/2018/05/23/5-must-see-festivals-in-thailand/

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Hotel Otaku. Hotel reviewer. Aspiring photographer. Xenodocheionologist. Zac fuses his lifelong passions for 1. Beautiful Hotels & Resorts, 2. Thailand and 3. Website Design to bring NewThaiHotels to life, sharing the latest information on new and exciting luxury hotel openings in stunning tropical Thailand.

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