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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 (July in Ubon Ratchathani). There is the country’s festival to celebrate the Queen’s birthday (August, nationwide). There is the Long Boat Race Festival (Sept-Oct, nationwide), which incorporates exactly what it says, a boat race. The Rap Bua Festival (October, Samut Prakan) honors the lovely Buddhist tradition of giving and receiving lotus blossoms. Finally, the Loi Krathong Festival (November, nationwide), 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.

2 thoughts on “5 must-see festivals in Thailand

  1. Allen Lam

    Telling us 5 must see festivals without dates is liken to not saying anything at all to someone who only knows that there is a beautiful country called Thailand and nothing else. Appreciate if this article was written with the dates of all those 5 must-see festivals so that readers can plan the trip to visit Thailand coincide with those festivals. Thanks

    November 21, 2018 at 7:32 pm
  2. Zac

    Good point Allen,

    Thanks for the heads up. I have updated the article accordingly.

    November 21, 2018 at 8:30 pm

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