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A unique festival of Dan Sai in Loei province, Phi Ta Khon or ghost festival is believed to be a celebration of the return of the Buddha-to-be, Prince Vessandorn, after leaving the village on a very long journey. People in the village were celebrating so loud that it awoke the dead to join the celebration. This festival is held in June every year.

  • Open days

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday



  • Address

    Dan Sai, Dan Sai, Loei 42120 Thailand

  • Phone number

    +66 (0) 2250 5500 

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