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People pay tribute to Thai Kings at Grand Palace on King Rama IX's birthday


The Bureau of the Royal Household on Saturday allowed people to worship the statues of previous Kings of Thailand enshrined in Bangkok’s Grand Palace, to mark the birthday of the beloved late monarch King Rama IX.

People pay tribute to Thai Kings at Grand Palace on King Rama IX's birthday

To visit the Palace, the visitors had to enter through Wat Phra Kaew. The door was open from 8am to 9pm.

People pay tribute to Thai Kings at Grand Palace on King Rama IX's birthday

December 5 is celebrated as Father's Day in Thailand. Fathers and their children on Saturday were allowed to use the BTS, BRT and Airport Rail Link services for free from 6am to midnight. The free fares covered all routes provided fathers and their children started and ended the journey together. In addition, all children up to 90 centimetres tall were allowed to travel for free.

People pay tribute to Thai Kings at Grand Palace on King Rama IX's birthday People pay tribute to Thai Kings at Grand Palace on King Rama IX's birthday

Published : December 05, 2020

By : THE NATION