Travellers to Thailand during the mourning period for the late King in October /November 2016, would understand the reverence the Thais hold for their late monarch. After a year’s mourning, the royal cremation ceremony for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej will take place in October 2017.
The ceremony will take place in Bangkok at Sanam Luang between 25th and 29th October. Foreign visitors are advised to avoid the city during that period to avoid the expected traffic congestion. Regular visitors will appreciate that this is good advice.
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