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Thailand is a country that is very rich in the arts. One annual festival which definitely showcases the skills of Thai artists is the Candle Festival, held in Ubon Ratchathani, in the Northeastern part of Thailand. The main event is the Candle...more
Thung Si Muang,Nai Mueang, Ubon Ratchathani 34000, Thailand
One thing in Ubon when you come to visit you should see it.
Ubon now is very nice city in Thailand There have a nice food esp SOMTOO
Now in Ubon esay to go for visiting aroud the city because,now there Taxi metter that...More
Each year in July, there will be the Buddhist Lent day which all monks should stay at the temples and cannot sleep somewhere else. In ancient age, this day has established because of the monsoon season so people cannot ask the monks to stay out...More
This festival is truly amazing. It would have to be on a par with the Harbin China Ice Festival.
Apparently it all started about 100 years and has grown where each local temple creates a wax sculpture on a float to honour Buddhist Lent with...More
The wax carvings are intricate and visually stunning. The whole city is filled with festive joy. I highly recommend seeing this festival as it gives you a great glimpse into Thai culture and festivals.
We were in Ubon ten days before this festival last year, we rented bikes and visited many of the temples and witnessed the construction of these elaborate candle parade floats. We were so impressed with what we saw that we returned for the actual festival...More
If you have a chance to visit the annual candle festival at Ubon Ratchathani that marks the beginning of the Buddhist Lent, then don't miss the opportunity. We arrived two days before the parade and visited the main wats to see the floats being made....More
Candle parade on Buddhist Lent Day is an important tradition in Ubon Ratchathani and many parts of Thailand. The festival in Ubon is one of the largest and the oldest in Thailand (2015 parade was the 114th year this event was held).
A two-week long...More
8-9-10 July, 2017
We had a dentist appointment that was set for the 11th but the hotel we stay at was still full on the 10th due to the festival. Checkouts on the 11th so we had to change our appointment to the 12th to... More
8-9-10 July, 2017
We had a dentist appointment that was set for the 11th but the hotel we stay at was still full on the 10th due to the festival. Checkouts on the 11th so we had to change our appointment to the 12th to have a room the night before.