Songkran in Thailand is the Thai new year.
To celebrate the new year all businesses are closed during this time.
Most local living in Bangkok travel back to their home town, if they were not born in Bangkok. Thai' people celebrate with foreigners (called fanrang in Thai) with water splashing and shooting.
Most people are in good spirits and the atmosphere is rather fun.
Most people buy water guns, water proof bags for their mobile phones and money.
The most popular areas in Bangkok is in Siam Square, Soi Cowboy and Ko San (Khao San) Road.