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Bangkok - A city rich in culture and traditions

by Richa G 24. May 2013 06:55

One of the most populous cities in Thailand, Bangkok is a beautiful destination from tourism point of view. The place is known for its breathtaking skyline and pulsating night life. Bangkok is also a hugely popular place for watching movies. Theaters match world class standards. They are the perfect place to watch latest Hollywood and Thai movies. Many Thai movies have English sub titles hence it is not difficult to understand them.

Several events are organized in the city. These events go on throughout the year. One of the major festivals organized is Chinese New Year Festival. In order to attend this festival, people need to visit Yaowarat. This is Bangkok’s famous Chinese district. Cars and other vehicles are allowed in this area, and it is best to explore this place by foot savoring the delights of this area. There are many exclusive stores and food stalls selling unique food items.

Songkran Festival is also organized which is an occasion of merriment in the city. This is Chinese New Year that is celebrated with grandiose and great pomp and show. Several contests are held, and people pay respect to the deity.

Festival of Lights or Loi Krathong is another famous event celebrated in the city. It is celebrated on a Full Moon Day and as the name suggests the city is bathed with different colored lights. Another popular event held in the city is the Birthday celebrations of the king. Locals celebrate this day with considerable pomp and show. The city looks beautiful during the time when events are held.

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