Thai Royal Funeral: A Final Farewell to Rama IX by Reuters

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in October 2016 at the age of 88, was Thailand’s monarch for seven decades. Preparations for a lavish, five-day funeral with a budget of $90 million took nearly a year to complete, with thousands of artisans working on a funeral pyre set within a cremation complex of gold pavilions.