Thousands turn out to see lavish funeral of Thailand's late king
Thousands turn out to see lavish funeral of Thailand's late king

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.

Thousands turn out to see lavish funeral of Thailand's late king

Thousands of people turned out in Bangkok to watch the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday, with buildings draped in yellow marigolds and mourners lining the streets on the eve of his cremation. A sum of $90 million has been set aside for the funeral, the likes of which has never been seen in Thailand. King Bhumibol, also known as King Rama IX, died last October aged 88 after ruling for seven decades. He played a pivotal role in maintaining stability during years of political upheaval and rapid development.<br>

Haber Merkezi 11:39 October 26, 2017 Reuters

Thousands turn out to see lavish funeral of Thailand's late king

Thousands of people turned out in Bangkok to watch the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday, with buildings draped in yellow marigolds and mourners lining the streets on the eve of his cremation. A sum of $90 million has been set aside for the funeral, the likes of which has never been seen in Thailand. King Bhumibol, also known as King Rama IX, died last October aged 88 after ruling for seven decades. He played a pivotal role in maintaining stability during years of political upheaval and rapid development.
Thousands of people turned out in Bangkok to watch the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday, with buildings draped in yellow marigolds and mourners lining the streets on the eve of his cremation. A sum of $90 million has been set aside for the funeral, the likes of which has never been seen in Thailand. King Bhumibol, also known as King Rama IX, died last October aged 88 after ruling for seven decades. He played a pivotal role in maintaining stability during years of political upheaval and rapid development.
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.
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