Bangkok road closures


For anyone planning to visit Bangkok over the next couple weekends, please note the following:

In preparing for the Royal Cremation Ceremony for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, there will be rehearsals for the Procession of Honour at Sanam Luang Ceremonial Ground in Bangkok on 15 and 21 October.

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Therefore, the following 18 roads around Sanam Luang Ceremonial Ground will be closed:

  1. Ratchadamnoen Nai Road
  2. Sanam Chai Road
  3. Lak Mueang Road
  4. Kalyana Maitri Road
  5. Charoenkrung Road
  6. PhraPhiphit Road
  7. Thai Wang Road
  8. Maha Rat Road – next to Grand Palace
  9. Maha Rat Road – next to Wat Mahathat
  10. Phra Chan Road
  11. Setakarn Road
  12. Chetuphon
  13. Phraya Phet Road
  14. Na Phra Lan Road
  15. Na Phra That Road
  16. Rachini Road
  17. PhraArthit Road
  18. Soi Saranrom

These 18 roads will be closed from 22.00 hr the night before. The rehearsal is scheduled to start at 07.00 hr and will last until 13.00 hr. The public may watch the rehearsal. Please dress respectfully and carry photo identification to go through the security screening points.