Top 35 Recommended Places To Celebrate Songkran


Smartphone and tablet map data and location content service application, Nostra Map, released an update just in time for the Thai New Year.

The new update on the Nostra Map app together with the help of GlobeTech, the solution provider of Nostra Map Thailand, shows places of interests for tourists to visit and participate in the water splashing festival.

The navigation service of the app presents over 35 water splashing events all over the country.

In a report from Bangkok Post, Wichai Saenghirunwattana, general manager at GlobeTech, said activities on the app include sprinkling water onto Buddha images, flower alms offerings to Buddhist monks, pouring water on the hands of revered elders to ask for blessings and more. They all are the great traditional activities that have been inherited from ancient days.

Among the 35 recommended tourist spots for Songkran in the application are:

1. Wat PhraChetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram

2. Wat Arun Ratchawararam

3. Wat Kalayanamit

4. Maha Raj pier

5. Yodphiman River Walk

6. Asiatique The Riverfront

7. Phang Nga road Phuket

8. Ban Chiang Cultural park Udon Thani

9. Khaosan Road

10. Worshipping Pra Buddha Sihingh at Bangkok City Hall

11. Phra Pradaeng

12. Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

13. Alms offering at Sangkhlaburi Wooden Bridge

14. Sisatchanalai

15. Phrae

16. Mae Hong Son

17. Mukdahan land of four countries

18. Dok Koon Siang Khaen and Khao Nieaw Road Festival

19. Khao Hang road SakhonNakhon

20. Songkran on the beach Phuket festival and

21. Hat Yai Midnight Songkran.

You can explore recommended popular locations nationwide today by logging on to the application and tapping “Songkran Festival 2017”. Nostra Map is compatible with both iOS and Andriod devices, the report added.

To download the app for free, visit Google Play store for Android and iTunes store for Apple devices.

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