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Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine)

494 Ratchadamri Road. | Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 252 8750
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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
+66 2 252 8750
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Reviewed yesterday

The Erewan shrine is located on a street corner and easily missed if you are not looking for it or on the other side of the road. It is fenced off and you need to go through the gate. It gets very busy so the...More

Thank ALondonLady
Reviewed yesterday

This is actually a Hindu shrine located in one of the busiest intersection in Bangkok. It is often crowded with both tourists and locals. It is a very beautiful shrine and worth dropping by for a quick look, especially if you are in the area....More

Thank ppts
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is an important Buddhist site and a beautiful place to stop and visit while in Bangkok. Everyday has a lot of tourists visited this place to pray for their fortune and wealth. is located very central and you will see traditional Thai dance and...More

Thank sglamazon
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most of my business trips to Bangkok are complete with a visit to the Erawan Shrine in the middle of of the town where every other thing seems to converge (including the BTS). Bust in spite of the hustle and bustle at this very busy...More

Thank Sarosh D
Reviewed 4 days ago

The whole day, visitors come to visit and pray for their wishes here. Some of them, after succession in their wishes will come and hire the Thai folk dancing to respect to Phra Prom. All should buy flowers, candles when making the wishes and when...More

Thank Amnith T
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I made a quick visit to the Erawan shrine located close to our hotel (part of the hotel premises almost!). We went in the mid-day and it was quite busy then. There is a large presence of local police authorities which makes...More

Thank nrm77
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located at the corner of Ploenchit and Ratchadamri Road within the compound Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel. Erawan shrines is accessible via skytrain exit BTS Chidlom on Sukhumvit Line and exit BTS Siam Square on Silom Line. The shrines open from 6:00 am – 12:00 pm....More

Thank KianHian L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I often come to this place to pay hmage nad worship to this shrine. Its is believed to be one of top shrine in bangkok city. Located righ at the intersection of Rajdamri, accessible from BTS sky walk from Chidlom to Siam. You can only...More

Thank Aphisavadh S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from this temple, many temples for hindu gods are in the surrounding area. The details, map and direction are put up at the sky walk opposite this temple.

Thank Partha0008
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small Hindu Shrine on the corner of Ploenchir Road and Ratchaprarop Road which must be the busiest in Bangkcok. It sist on the corner with the Grand Hyatt to the rear and the overhead freeway and train lines makes this temple smaller...More

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Honey W
How much should I pay for the dancers? Thank you. :)
7 April 2017|
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Response from KristinYeo | Reviewed this property |
the dancer price as follow: 2pax- 260baht 4pax- 360baht 6pax- 610baht 8pax- 710baht price base on last year Sept. But, i think still the same. :)
Natalie K
Is the place very crowded? Is it easy for crimes to happen there? Such as pickpocketing?
2 April 2017|
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Response from Matt P | Reviewed this property |
It is crowded but very safe.
Hi, how many minutes to reach this 4 faced buddha by walking from chit lom bts station?
4 November 2016|
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Response from Missawesome001 | Reviewed this property |
just 5 min