Chinese New Year followers visit temples in Bangkok, Thailand


Thousands of locals visited temples to mark Chinese New Year today (Feb 12) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Footage shows the busy scene in the Yaowarat Road area of the Thai Capital, home the city’s historic Chinatown.

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, is an annual festival celebrated by Chinese people and those with Chinese ancestry.

Celebrations in Thailand were quieter this year due to the spread of Covid-19 limiting international tourism.