Lopburi Monkey Festival 2019
The Lopburi Monkey Festival 2019 was held on the last Sunday of November at Prang Sam Yod, also known as the Lopburi Monkey Temple. The Lopburi Monkey Party is organized by a local man called Yongyuth Kitwatananusont who owns a local hotel called the Lopburi Inn. The Monkey Buffet is a thank you to the monkey population for the part they play in the promotion of tourism in Lopburi.
Lopburi Monkey Temple
The venue for the Lopburi monkey festival is Prang Sam Yod, the 800-year-old remains of a Khmer era Hindu temple which is the most recognizable symbol of Lopburi. It is located in the old city area of Lopburi city, a short walk from Lopburi Railway Station.