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11 Weird Festivals in Asia

Asia is known for everything exotic, from cuisines to festivals. So if you are visiting Asia and is looking for something exciting and out of the ordinary then you should visit the bizarre festivals that only Asian countries celebrate.

 

1. Monkey Buffet Festival

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It is not a buffet made of monkeys, it is a buffet made for monkeys. People from a distant part of Thailand bring tons of fruit which they gather in Pra Prang Sam Yot Temple. The macaque monkeys are the star of the festival. They are moderate nature and poses for photos with people. The festival has grown to become a major tourism event. When asked what is the cultural significance of the festival? There’s nothing. It is solely for business and to increase tourists in Thailand.

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