The month of April is known to be filled with fun and laughter everywhere in Thailand. Thailand, in particular Bangkok, invites thousands of visitors from all over the world to get a taster of the Thai Buddhist New Year. Songkran, as it is known to the local Thais, takes place from the 13th-15th April every year. With April just around the corner, don’t forget to book your tickets to experience the Songkran Festival in Bangkok 2020.
You must be wondering what happens during Songkran. The Songkran Festival in Bangkok 2020 is filled with traditions, rituals and celebrations. Thai people get together with their families and friends to enjoy some quality time and to celebrate the start of the New Year. Generally, mornings during the festival begin with merit-making. Thai locals visit temples and give food offerings to Buddhist Monks as a way to pay respect. Another unique tradition is pouring water on Buddha statues as well as the younger generation paying respect to their elders by pouring water on their hands. This signifies that all your sins and bad luck are washed away and you are purified for the New Year.
The Songkran Festival in Bangkok 2020 is filled with events all around the city. Many major streets in Bangkok are closed to traffic and converted into areas for water fights to take place. Siam Square, Silom and Khao Saan are few of the places you can get together to celebrate Songkran. Just step out of Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square and immerse yourself in celebrations taking place right next to the hotel.
Streets after streets are filled with locals and tourists all taking pleasure in splashing tons of cold water on you. Be ready with a water gun to splash them back all day! Once the sun is down, Bangkok is filled with wild and crazy parties in majority of the bars and clubs. You and your loved ones will have a night to remember.
Whether you are an adult or a kid, this celebration will keep you on your toes throughout the 3 days. So, be sure to book your room with us now, to make the most of this vibrant and fun festival.
Discover a Bangkok you have never seen before! With Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square located in the heart of Bangkok, you can easily enjoy Songkran festivities in all areas. From Khao Saan to Silom, everything is accessible from our hotel. Just hop-on the Sky Train or take a Tuk Tuk ride to experience being soaked with ice cold water in the heat of Bangkok. Tired after a long day of water fighting? Just grab a taxi and get back to the hotel for some Songkran special dishes at the Gourmet Bar. We will surely make this Songkran Festival in Bangkok 2020 a special one for you.
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