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Explore The Royal Flora Ratchaphruek @ Chiang Mai

Chaing Mai … Unlimited Inspiration

Even the time goes by, month by month, but it all kept in my memory….

“Its” —  experiences while I was traveling on my latest trip…Chiang Mai unlimited…everything never!

We (our Fungsaichon’ family) was continuing to “The Royal Flora Ratchaphruek Chiang Mai”, let see some useful information before we start the trip:

Shuttle service inside the project

The Royal Flora Ratchaphruek was a flower festival held 1 November 2006, to 31 January 2007, in the Thai city of Chiang Mai that drew 3,781,624 visitors. It was one of the grand celebrations being hosted by the Royal Thai Government in honor of King Bhumibol, the world’s longest reigning monarch.

The Ratchaphruek (Cassia fistula L.) or Golden Shower Tree is the national flower of Thailand. It is also named “Khun” or “Chaiyaphruek”. The reason that the Ratchaphruek is used to symbolize the nation lies in color: its yellow blossoms match the yellow of Buddhism; furthermore, the Thai people

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Regard yellow as the color of the King as well. Moreover, all golden shower trees bloom at the same time; this unity in flowering is felt to reflect the unity and identity of Thais.

Ho Kham Royal Pavilion: This building featured Lanna architecture, the architectural style of northern Thailand; inside, visitors saw pictures of King Bhumibol’s works and his dedication.Thai Tropical Garden: The enormous 100,000-square-meter garden showcased the diversity of tropical horticulture: fruit varieties, plants, flowers, herbs, and rare plants.

Expo Plaza: This was the focus of the exposition’s fun-filled activities, amenities, and services. Visitors were able to purchase products from the Royal Projects and authentic local products from Chiangmai such as handicrafts, paper umbrellas, and souvenirs.

The Royal Pavilion

Cultural shows: A total of 45 cultural shows from various regions of Thailand were performed here, including traditional music and dance. In addition, cultural performances from other nations were presented in this place. Information

source: Wikipedia.org