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Area (sq km): 514,000
Population: 65,444,371
Nationality: Thai
Local Name: Thailand
Language: Thai,
Chinese,
Malay
Time Zone: +7 GMT
Currency: 1 bhat = 100 stang
Rate: www.xe.com
Capital: Bangkok
Dialling Code: +66
Electricity: 220V/50Hz
Internet Code: .th
Religion: Buddhist,
Muslim
Climate: Monsoon,
Tropical Equatorial
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Inoculations: Yellow Fever
Driving: Left
Int'l License: Required
Banking: M-F 8.30-15.30
Major Airports: Bangkok(BKK),
Chiang Mai(CNX),
Pattaya(UTP),
Phuket(HKT)

Chinese New Year in Thailand apartment

It may not be in China, but no matter as Chinese New Year in Thailand means massive celebrations all over the country. Bangkok's Chinatown is enormous and it becomes a living breathing entity during this truly remarkable event. Marked by the lion and dragon dance, this is a fabulous party on your doorstep when rent a Thailand apartment.

Bangkok Chinese New Year
Bangkok Chinese New Year

Thailand apartment & Chinese New Year in Bangkok

The Chinese community in Bangkok is huge and you can count on Bangkok's Chinese New Year being colossal. Chinatown is already a bustling, fast paced area filled with commerce and food, but the small streets become packed and extremely energetic during the Chinese New Year festivities. Search for a Thailand apartment that will bring you close to the action of Chinese New Year in Thailand.

Chinese New Year typically happens in early February at the beginning of the first lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It is a time for friends and family to gather together and give thanks to a great year passed. It is also time to hope for an even better one to come. The streets, the shops, the homes and anything in between are decorated for this huge annual celebration.

Lion and dragon dances

The traditional lion and dragon dances march through the streets and it is impossible not to marvel and be in awe of this consuming spectacle. The constant crack and pop of fireworks will keep you on your toes if you are out roaming the streets and will keep you awake if you are in your Thailand apartment.

Market stalls sell wares of all shapes and colours, whilst the divine smell of Chinese food wafts through the streets. Music plays and all around people laugh and celebrate heartily together, Chinese or not. You can be one of those joyous people, so why not book a Thailand apartment now for Chinese New Year in Thailand.

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