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Tricycle Taxis in Muang Ubon City, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand

Tricycle Taxis in Muang Ubon City, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand

The Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival, the most elaborate of the traditional parading of candles to the Buddhist temples, is held in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, around the days of Asanha Puja (which commemorates the Buddha’s first sermon) and Wan Kao Pansa (which marks the beginning of vassa). All of the giant candles made of lots of tons of bee wax.

The Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival, the most elaborate of the traditional parading of candles to the Buddhist temples, is held in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, around the days of Asanha Puja (which commemorates the Buddha’s first sermon) and Wan Kao Pansa (which marks the beginning of vassa). All of the giant candles made of lots of tons of bee wax.

Thung Si Mueang (ทุ่งศรีเมือง) - is a beautifully landscaped public park in the heart of the city in front of the city hall. It houses an imitation of a carved candle sculpture, health park, and playground.

Thung Si Mueang (ทุ่งศรีเมือง) - is a beautifully landscaped public park in the heart of the city in front of the city hall. It houses an imitation of a carved candle sculpture, health park, and playground.