Songkran decorations at night


(Photo: Rapee for 2Bangkok.com)

Songkran decorations at night
Thanon Ratchadamnoen, Bangkok, Thailand
April 11, 2005


(Photo: Rapee for 2Bangkok.com)


Rapee writes: To accompany with "Songkran Splendours" Preparation page, the following pictures show how beautiful Songkran decorations on Thanon Ratchadamnoen look at night.

Above: The Thai Pavilion at Lan Plub Pla Maha Jedsadabodin is the main stage for cultural performances. Surprisingly, in a good way, the shows draw a big crowd every night.


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(Photo: Rapee for 2Bangkok.com)

One of the "Songkran Splendours" Parade floats was parked along Thanon Ratchadamnoen. This float has replicas of 7 Thailand's most sacred Buddha images.


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Another float has Thai mythical creatures such as garuda (half bird half human).


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Intertwined nagas float.


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Dancing fountains along the road divider on Thanon Ratchadamnoen.


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The main attractions of the decorations on Thanon Ratchandamnoen are naga fountains around the Democracy Monument. Thousands of locals and tourists stop by to take photos every night.


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The beautifully lit Naga fountain on the east side of the monument, viewed from Thanon Ratchadamnoen.


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Another Naga fountain on the south side of the monument, viewed from Thanon Dinsor.

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