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Songkran Festival Silom

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Very Festive Songkran Celebration

The whole road is transformed to the Water Festival area, you can find a lot of people gathering... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Susanto B
Jakarta, Indonesia
My First Ever Songkran!

I have heard about it a lot. And now I have experienced it! The water-throwing festival was really... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Songkran is Thailand's most important public holiday and celebrates their traditional new year. Silom sees possibly the biggest Bangkok crowd line the streets with water pistols and powder, ready to wash away the sins of the past year and party in...more
Silom Road,Silom,Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
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Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Seriously !! This festival is the best . Watch out for the 6 year olds with the water guns ... Oh wait that was me !! Yep if you're not afraid to get really really really wet then this is for you !! Definately know...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Although we had a great time the first day of the festival, it's exhausting to do it for 3 days. We really didn't get to experience Bangkok as everything was closed bc of the festival and we were wet ALL the time. The dirty water,...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The whole road is transformed to the Water Festival area, you can find a lot of people gathering here during Songkran Festival, trully a wonderful experience

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

I have heard about it a lot. And now I have experienced it! The water-throwing festival was really good fun. No boundaries of ages, religions, nationalities, colour ... just pure, simple harmless (but cool) fun with complete strangers on a hot day! Just refreshing .......More

Thank HaseebIrfanullah
Reviewed April 21, 2018

After hearing of Songkran for many years, this was my first time to the festival. AMAZING FUN! Just imagine a massive three-day water fight and you get the idea. Everyone gets involved and spirits are very high. First a little about Songkran: It is the...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Can't wait to come back for this. Such a fun and great experience. The atmosphere is absolutely amazing and everybody is so friendly. Tip. Become good friends with one shop or water seller by using the same. It pays off when you need something to...More

Thank Mikael_Habekost
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Having a much fun with water splash.. Just bring along your water gun..you never know when and where you got splash by a water...some of local people targetting tourist...so just bring your water gun everywhere😄..i will come back for songkran 2019..thank you thailand for much...More

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Songkran is the Thai New Year and it happens in April of every year. April 13 is the actual day but the festivities and festivals go on for a few days before and after. We experienced Songkran in Bangkok on Silom (MRT station Silom stop...More

Thank Aloolaf
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Came to Bangkok with the wife and 3 teenagers for Songkran. Silom was massive with huge crowds. We then went back to Soi 11 Sukhumvit where the water fights continued into the night. One of the best days I've ever had in Thailand. It brings...More

Thank leon196652
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We visited Bangkok during Songkran and we were lucky enough to be able to experience this water festival. Bring your own gun - there are many people selling water guns along the street or market just for 150 THB (small size) and about 450 THB...More

1  Thank Marcelino G
Reviewed May 27, 2017

So fun to participate in water festival, there was a big celebration near our hotel (Centara grand at centeral world) near Central World shopping mall. It was full of fun, joy and laughter. Every 13-14-15 April. Don't miss it

1  Thank binmahmood
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Despite the lack of any major tourist attractions,
this lively neighborhood is a favorite of many.
Whether it's the (somewhat naughty) nightlife of Soi
Patpong, the various handicraft night markets or the
plethora of dining options that tickle your fancy, a
night out in Silom is a must on every itinerary. It's
worth a stop during daytime, too: join office workers
on a quest to tasty street food during lunch and shop
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February 26, 2017|
Response from markwhittingham123 |
Just seen on Thai news that they have cancelled Songkran in Kaosan Road in respect of the kings death. Hope its still on in Siloam
January 22, 2017|
Response from Ananya S | Reviewed this property |
They're usually out on all the days, however the last day is the craziest ! It's so much fun u must try it.. Do buy the water guns. Also most cities celebrate it. Bangkok and Chiangmai are the top ones. Chiangmai seemed... More