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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
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494 Ratchadamri Road. | Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Downtown Bangkok
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Reviewed yesterday

if you are around the shopping centers this one is well worth passing. massiv amonth of flowers and people praying. also got some dancers i thai costum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jonashedstrom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent shrine to offer our respect to the Four Face Buddha. Great improvement as compared to my last visit to Bangkok 7 years ago. It has become a shrine without the lighting of candles and joss sticks. This is great for our environment as the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SK_NG_78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a Hindu shrine in Bangkok. Has a statue of a four faced God. Many locals visit to pray and offer yellow flowers and other givings. There is also a place where people can sit and pray while some traditional dance takes place. Interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank issa81
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the famous Erawan Shrine as it is one of the famous shrine of worship. It was super crowded but the experience is worth it. You can get a private prayer with the dancers by offering some money. You can't burn the incense sticks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rocked up about 6pm on a Friday evening not sure what to expect. The place was buzzing with singing and dancing and packed with Thai people praying and making offerings. It looked chaotic but there was a really organised system in place with offerings...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pickleinwimbledon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth popping in to see this multicultural, multi religion shrine. Yes, it's a hindu shrine, but I saw buddhists, catholic nuns, and all sorts there, praying and wishing for a brighter future. Thankyou to all who rebuilt it after the trouble. Close to lovely up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jaymay2202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need to get here early as can get very busy, It is a place Thai people pray so please respect their space. Music happens most of the time as part of their prayers, good to even walk past as it is Thai culture at its...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank cindyp147
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dancing, praying and of course, vending, all at this crowded yet charming small shrine. Located very close to the Anatara Siam hotel and very upscale shopping.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank serenity1631
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is bang in the middle of busy business district. It is adjacent to the busy main road. Parking is a big hassle here. The temple itself is a famous Hindu temple.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Gp Capt R K D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to bangkok many times, kids have been there twice so I figured that they should at least be able to say I have been and have done this visit. Nothing special.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Suat Y
9 December 2018|
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Response from szenth25 | Reviewed this property |
Rather not as the dancers also will be change if they are having their menses too...
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JOHN TUAN PENG N
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.
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Philip900219
6 June 2018|
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Response from ballsmyberries | Reviewed this property |
Why not? Not that they know how to differentiate which flower is from which place.... Lol
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