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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
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+66 2 252 8750
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The Erawan Shrine is most beautiful, covered in gold and adorned with garlands of flowers and always very busy with worshipers praying beside it. The atmosphere is infused with the fragrance of his josh sticks and sound of musicians playing to Thai dancers performing at...More

Thank RDS61
Reviewed 4 days ago

Near to the Train station (ChitLom). 5-10min walk distance. Very convenient. Many followers all day long. Many motorists will pray to the Buddha when drive past. Come and visit this place even you are not a buddhist.

Thank denniskwan72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not showing Thai Bangkok, around Makkasa you may find some relcts of wooden house Bangkok, hurry, they clean up step by step these place disappear

Thank 556axelh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful 4 face Buddha. Very small place and good location. Oppsite is Centralworld shopping center

Thank Payoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many foreign tourist, more bout tourist attraction than a genuine site for prayers. But nice to take a look, and feel the Buddhist culture of Thai.

Thank cywong77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy shrine right beside our hotel. Worth a look if passing nearby. Unfortunately ladies with caged birds selling their freedom beside. Only to recatch and resell.

Thank Geoff1964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful shrine located at the heart of all shopping centers. I visited this shrine every time I visited Bangkok.

Thank phuong b
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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
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JOHN TUAN PENG N
July 10, 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
June 5, 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
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xxxlucyxxx
April 26, 2018|
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Response from Rajesh K | Reviewed this property |
Is just 10 minutes walk away
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