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A little slice of calm in the center of town, this Hindu shrine is situated on a busy junction. Always teeming with worshippers, it’s a photogenic spot where incense constantly burns and traditional Thai dancers in full costume are often found.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
494 Ratchadamri Road. | Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 252 8750
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most famous places of worship and visit Erawan Shrine is a happening place almost round the clock. There are well-costumed Thai dancers always ready and dance throughout the day with an interval of few minutes. It is always crowded yet, one can...More

Thank ISGMumbai
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can easily walk to this shrine if you are in the Sukhumvit/Siam area of Bangkok. It's always busy there and there are always traditional dancing on the stage. Great for photos.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been to the shrine it awhile. But it still draws a crowd esp tourists and the faithful. Only thing yo note is that they now do not allow the burning of candles and joss sticks!

Thank kenttan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the famous spot for tourist to come here for praying. Noticed that all the jostick and candles are not lighted up. Maybe this happened after the bombing incident. Kind of awkward this way.

Thank Jimmy O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very crowded but an excellent way to see how the Thais and tourists honour their religion. There's also dancing by Thai dancers that devotees engage to honour their 4-face Buddha

Thank wakwok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Built originally as to ward off evil. Located near central world and easily accessible by the BTS through the skywalk from siam bts station. The shrine is always bustling with devotees and worshippers. Beautiful place to be at.

Thank Meryl C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really Very Special Shrine. It is Beautiful! There Four Face Buddha here is gold - plated very clean and organised. Also there is a team of dancer who perform all day a religious dance to the Four Face Buddha very calming. Visitor believer lined up,...More

Thank yaza K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Completed in 1956 by the then government owner of erawan hotel. It was to ward off bad luck as they laid the foundation on the wrong date. Since then it looks like hyatt took over the management. Also infamous for the 2015 bombing

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very popular place to worship for both Thai's and overseas visitors... very colourful and smells of the incense sticks. This is a must visit place if your in Bangkok even if your not that religious as you can get some nice colourful photos.

Thank PaulandSu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this place if you come to bangkok it's a great place for pray once in your life time ;) for me go so many time there even some explode and terrible things happened here before but people still believe in this place

Thank Yveshann
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11 July 2018|
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Response from cjwa_79 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't know the exact reason. At first, I was looking for the lit candle for the joystick, and I found nothing until I saw the notice. It stated it is for health reason and pollution.
6 June 2018|
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Response from Jason L | Reviewed this property |
Why not? Not that they know how to differentiate which flower is from which place.... Lol
26 April 2018|
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Response from Rajesh K | Reviewed this property |
Is just 10 minutes walk away