Downtown Roads Closed For Tonight’s Tourism Parade

BANGKOK — Check the traffic before leaving work today.

Rama I and Ratchadamri roads will be closed for four hours starting at 5pm on Wednesday to make way for a procession of more than 1,000 people promoting the Amazing Thailand Tourism Year.

On Rama I Road, lanes will be closed between Phaya Thai and Ratchadamri roads. The eastbound lanes by Siam Paragon will also be closed. The westbound lanes next to Siam Square will be open as usual.

The processions will run for 3.5 kilometers from Soi Chula 5 to Siam Paragon, CentralWorld and head to Ratchadamri Road before ending at Lumphini Park.

Floats from the six processions representing tourism in different regions will be on display in the park for viewing until Friday.