Thailand Tourist Attractions after King’s Death
The Kingdom of Thailand is in a period of mourning following the death of the beloved monarch His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
In an official announcement, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is asking travelers stay updated via media announcements as well as notices from the Bureau of the Royal Household as well as the Royal Thai Government to ensure accurate information. The TAT also requests all visitors, both local and international, wear respectful attire as the solemnity of these rites are observed.
Status of Tourist Attractions
The TAT has announced the status of the following sites. Please keep in mind this is subject to change, but this information is from the most recent advisory.
- The Grand Palace and The Temple of the Emerald Buddha: Closed 14-20 October 2016
- Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha): Open as usual
- Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn): Open as usual
- National Museum Bangkok: Open as usual (09.00-16.00 Hrs.)
- Queen’s Gallery: Closed 14-16 October 2016
- Ratchadamnoen Boxing Stadium: Closed until further notice
- Lumpini Boxing Stadium Ramindra: Closed for one month from October 2016
- Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum: Closed 14-16 October 2016
- The Alcazar Cabaret, Pattaya:
Open as usual (daily show times at 17.00, 18.30, 20.00 and 21.30 Hrs., but the last show has been cancelled until end of October 2016)
- Tiffany’s Show, Pattaya: Open as usual (daily show times at 18.00, 19.30 and 21.00 Hrs.)
- Muay Thai Live at Asiatique The Riverfront: Closed, until 17 October 2016
- Siam Niramit: Open as usual (17.00-20.00 Hrs.)
- Phuket Simon Cabaret: Open as usual (18.00-22.30 Hrs.)
- Calypso at Asiatique The Riverfront: Open as usual (no alcohol)
- The Square Buddha Amulet Market, Bangkok: Closed until further notice
- Chiang Mai Walking Street on Saturday and Sunday & Chiang Mai Night Bazaar: Open as usual (17.00 – 23.00 Hrs.)