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Sukhothai Historical Park
Ruins of Sukhothai, literally "Dawn of Happiness", capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom in the 13th and 14th centuries, located near the modern city of Sukhothai, in what is now Northern Thailand
The Thai festival of ilghts is derived from one of the age-old practices of creating decorative baskets which are then released and remain afloat on the river. These specially designed baskets are known as karathongs, hence the name of the festival.
More recently candle lit lanterns are launched into the sky, adding even more drama to the event.