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Quiet Khaosan comes alive for Songkran


Thai and foreign tourists flocked to Khaosan Road in Bangkok’s Phra Nakhon district to celebrate Songkran on Wednesday evening.

Apart from participating in Songkran activities, many foreigners dropped in to pubs and bars in the area.

Quiet Khaosan comes alive for Songkran

The crowds at Khaosan Road began to disperse only at 11pm after pubs and bars began closing for the night one by one.

Quiet Khaosan comes alive for Songkran

Phra Nakhon district office director Wasan Boonmuenwai said officials warned tourists who splashed water that they could face a fine of up to 20,000 baht under the Communicable Disease Act BE 2558 (2015).

Quiet Khaosan comes alive for Songkran

According to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, water splashing, powder smearing and foam parties are prohibited in public areas this Songkran.

Quiet Khaosan comes alive for Songkran Quiet Khaosan comes alive for Songkran

Published : April 14, 2022

By : THE NATION