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Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine): Tours & Tickets

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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.
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494 Ratchadamri Road | Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Downtown Bangkok
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are lots of people there.... go in buy some joss sticks... candles and flowers and pray sincerely starting in the direction of the main gate in a clockwise direction ... guides are there to teach you how to pray. Remember your wishes and if...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank blackhorse007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Erawan Shrine or Thao Mahaprom Shrine is gold sculpture of Brahma God located in downtown the city Bangkok, in front of Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel at the corner of Ploenchit and Ratchadamri Road. It is one of the most popular Hindu shrines for china,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank aiiburstein
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most sacred shrines in Bangkok a must vist to make offering and pay respect. Only minutes from all the Siam and Central shopping malls.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank merriott1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in the evening which was very crowed, but the next day morning when we passed by no crowd at alll (only few people at 8++am). The flowers/joss stick/candles can buy at 50baht per set inside, though no longer allow to burn the joss...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank enghau2011
Reviewed 8 September 2019

This time I came to worship the Four-Faced Buddha, mainly for the purpose of fulfilling my wish. Dancers can be asked to dance to make a wish. Write your name on the paper to the staff, then choose the number of dancers needed, the number...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank PITROBERT
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

This place is easily accessible and is in walking distance of Siam Square area and Central World. Even if you are not a Buddhist, you can see have a look see of this famous 4 face Buddha and take a few photos.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RyanAng77
Reviewed 23 August 2019 via mobile

Such a busy place but so easily accessible via the sky train. So much to see and a great place to people watch.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LynnM159
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

A quaint shrine in heart of city. Gives a serene feeling when visiting it. A calm place. Next to prominent malls in the area

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank aks73
Reviewed 8 August 2019

A famous place to worship Hindu lord Brahma.. As the place was build to eliminate the bad karma which was caused when the foundation of a hotel was laid on a wrong date.. The place will give you peace once you get there.. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Georgemarkv
Reviewed 7 August 2019

This is a place which I go almost every two year. The god fulfills my dream and I am sure it will fulfill everyone's dream too.............................................

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ymcham
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suaty149
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 psag2299 | Reviewed this property |
Why not? Not that they know how to differentiate which flower is from which place.... Lol
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