Ayutthaya Special Events And Interests
Bang Sai Arts & Crafts Fair
The annual fair held at Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Centre displays
products of H.M. the Queen's support programme, which are for
sale, and there are exhibitions and demonstrations of local
products. Folk performances of song and dance enliven the fair.
This monastery at the end of the island near the bridge linking
the railway station was constructed by the royal command of
King Prasat Thong in the year 1632. It was built on his family
The traditional Thai New Year is the Songkran water festival.
Anyone who ventures out on the streets is likely to get a
thorough soaking, but all in a spirit of fun at the peak of
the hot season. Special events are held in front of Wihan Phar.
Bang Sai Loi Krathong Festival November
Bang Sai Loi Arts and Crafts Centre holds a special Loi Kra
Kratong evening. Celebrations include making traditional floats
(krathong) and beauty contest, handicraft demonstrations, exhibitions,
and kratong launching in the river.