King Taksin the Great

Pattaya commemorates King Taksin Day

Thursday, 02 January 2014 13:08
Pattaya officials and business leaders marked the 244th anniversary of the coronation of King Taksin the Great, who was adopted by Pattaya as its founding father.
Rayong residents began the new year solemnly, praying for prosperity in 2013 at Lum Mahachai Chumphon Temple. Worshippers made offerings to King Taksin the Great, added oil to lamps, and tied fabric to stink bean trees used as a haven for ancient warriors traveling from Rayong...