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The reverence for the monarch is high in Bangkok

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The Thai love and rever their King, and it's especially hard to miss this fact in Bangkok. Posters and pictures of the royal family adorn many public walls in the city, and the King's anthem is played before every cultural performance, play, or movie screening in cinemas. There are strict laws regarding this as well: It is illegal to not stand up while the anthem plays or laugh at his picture or make fun of him as well. 

 

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