Thailand buries the Adulyadej his Majesty king Bhumibol was after a year of mourning
On a five-day funeral of the monarch, the deceased a year ago in Bangkok was attended by about a quarter of a million people from across the country. On Thursday the remains of Pumipon Adulyadej was driven around the city in a gilded chariot to the place of cremation.
Deceased a year ago, the king of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday went on a 14-ton gilded chariot last journey through the streets of Bangkok, filled with hundreds of thousands of mourners. In the evening the remains of the monarch will put fire to his reigning son of Maha Vachiralongkorn.
The people said goodbye to loved king for a year: past his coffin passed 12 million people. All this time in the centre of the city built a lavish burial complex, reminiscent of the temple symbolizes the sacred mount Meru.
Thursday — on the second day of the five-day funeral or two hundred of his subjects in traditional dress pulled the chariot of the 18th century to the cremation ground accompanied by military drummers and flutists.
A quarter of a million people from across the country gathered to see the procession, despite the heat and tropical rains.