"Sanaam Luang" Sanam Luang Park Tip by lucy60

Sanam Luang Park, Bangkok: 23 reviews and 40 photos

North of Grand Palace. It's a large open air space used originally for cremation of kings, queens and princes. Today here there are fortune tellers above a tamarind tree. In southeast corner of There is Lak Muang, housing the City Pillar. The visit is free of charge (only donation). Here there are thai dancers hired by supplicants to pray for their wishes. Everyone may assist free of charge.
Late Februart - mid April, during Kite Festival, here is held kite fightings, late afternoon.
During May, here takes place Royal Ploughing Ceremony. The date is set by Royal Astrologers and signs the day when farmers can begin to prepare ricelands. During the cerimony, bulls decorated with flowers pull a red and gold plough.

Address: North of Wat Phra Kaew
Directions: North of Grand Palace

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  • Updated Sep 16, 2008
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