To make the most out of your visit to Lopburi, Agoda.com has compiled a list of hotels provide all affordable rates on the occasion of the monkey festival. Singapore (October 9th, 2013) Agoda.com has compiled on the occasion of one of the “thorniest”, but at least the most strangest treats of Thailand, the annual Lopburi monkey festival, a series of hotel specials. By the same author: CBS. The Festival will be held on November 25 this year. The provincial capital Lopburi is located about 140 km north of Bangkok and looks back on a history of approximately 1,000 due to its strategic location. Nowadays, but mostly due to their large number of wild, but freely running around long-tailed Macaque, a kind of monkey, Lopburi is famous. You have become the mascot of Lopburi and can be observed in the climbing of temples, in the river or in the search after things Baden. In 1989, a local businessman had the idea to organize a celebration to the monkey around to attract as tourists. The Lopburi Monkey festival was born and evolved in the 23 years since its inception to an annual event.
It is not the people who are gutlich at the Festival of food and drink, but solely the monkeys, which presented a lavish buffet. This year more than four tons of feasts should be raised for the macaque population of Lopburi with about 3,000 heads! The Festival centered itself in the immediate perimeter of the ancient Khmer Temple Phra Prang Sam Yot in the heart of the city. There to set up long tables, where a huge and colourful selection of fruit, rice and Thai desserts is then applied. The monkeys watching from treetops and the temple towers in curious, until they finally realize, that the whole delicacies for her intended and quickly climb down. Then begins as each year is a true food battle, because human table manners illiterate each of macaque greedy about the buffet here and stuffs is so much of the treats in the mouth as possible. Furs drinking is also provided, because there also large blocks of ice provided, more culinary feasts are frozen in the Center. Of course almost by itself, that the Festival offers incredible opportunities for photography, because you can get very close to the macaque. However, a degree of caution is required.
The monkeys look pretty friendly though, but you should be aware, that they are wild animals. They are lightning fast and have bear forces can be at times somewhat mischievous. Who are not careful, the expensive single-lens reflex camera, the noble Smartphone, the purse or also the handbag from the hands is torn once the, what the thieving macaque monkeys in the trees or tall buildings to flee. Enter so well eight on your valuables and you may bring your own food. Even if only a few metres away cave in the tables under the fruit, that does not mean that your ice cream on a stick from the monkey bunch is safe. To make the most out of your visit to Lopburi, Agoda.com has compiled a list of hotels provide all affordable rates on the occasion of the monkey festival.