Magha puja (Sangha) day 2019

Where: All over the country, ,
When: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Magha Puja is an important day in Buddha’s life and the second important Buddhist holiday after the celebrations of the birth and death of the God. The holiday praised the event when Buddha transferred his main theory to 1,250 monks.

The holiday’s ceremonies are held in all the Buddhist shrines over the country. The most important ceremony with the participation of HM the king, held in Emerald Buddha Temple in Bangkok, is closed to public.

The events take place on full moon of the third month of the Thai calendar.

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Event Related Information

Contact details:
TAT Tourist Information Centres in Thailand
1600 New Phetburi Road, Makkasan,
Rajatevee, Bangkok 10310.
Phone: +66 2250 5500
Fax : +66 2250 5511
Contact Email:

Country Information

Capital:
Bangkok
Currency:
baht (THB)
Voltage and Frequency:
220V 50Hz
Dialing country code:
+66
Time Zone:
(UTC+7)
UTC+7 ,Summer (UTC+7)
Language:
Thai, English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects.
Location:
Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Myanmar (Burma).
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
Tourism Authority of Thailand 1600 New Phetchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathevi , Bangkok 10400, THAILAND Tel: 662 250 5500 , TAT Call Center 1672
Climate:
Tropical; rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monsoon (mid-May to September); dry, cool northeast monsoon (November to mid-March); southern isthmus always hot and humid.
Thailand background and overview
A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy. In alliance with Japan during World War II, Thailand became a US ally following the conflict. Thailand is currently facing armed violence in its three Muslim-majority southernmost provinces.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:
2
Longitude:
100.51667°
Latitude:
13.75°

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