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Address: 468 Tanao Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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+66 2 224 2110

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Chinese taoist temple

This Tiger God shrine is a Taoist temple located on Thanon Tanao. The shrine is normally filled with thick incense smoke as it is normally filled with worshipers praying using... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Year of the monkey on lunar calendar most of Chinese people in Thailand believe that here is the place for pray during new year festival. Chinesein Thailand believe that here is the head of Chinese Godness house for Asia tradition study this place is one of must see.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

This Tiger God shrine is a Taoist temple located on Thanon Tanao. The shrine is normally filled with thick incense smoke as it is normally filled with worshipers praying using incense and sticking them into urns as they make wishes. Devotees are normally Chinese or local Thai with Chinese ancestry. If you are doing a walking tour of Chinatown, ensure... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

I have to say that the Chinese temples in Bangkok are the most fun. Lots of incense and chanting, plus they are colorful and lovely locales. This particular one is always busy and full of locals. Make time if you are in the are of the Golden Mount or Wat Suthat and the Giant Swing...

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

.. (Sarn) Chao Phor Seua (The Tiger God Shrine) is probably one of the most popular spots in Bangkok where the locals come to make their wishes or to ask for protections. Even I, myself, do it whenever I happen to be in this old town neighborhood (Tanao Road). You cannot help but 'feel' this powerful energy once you step... More 

Thank Kaito-san
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Chao Phor Seua is an important temple for the Chinese community and is located on the corner of Ta Nao Road and Mahanop Street. You can make a quick stop here, when in route to Wat Suthat if you are interested in seeing a Taoist style temple that is commonly found in predominately Chinese destinations. You can find then entrance... More 

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Babylon, New York, United States
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

I can not add much to what msmarls wrote. My experience was quite similar. In fact, unlike Tygrrr1974's experience, the locals were begging me to go inside and have a look. I was in front of it because they were selling some nice looking oranges just outside the entrance. Since I did not know the customs for this kind of... More 

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Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

It was disapointing. Weird atmosphere. No photography allowed. Actually they were hostile to us. Not worth a visit.

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Reviewed 31 January 2013

Wow, how can I describe this tiny amazing place? Chao Phor Seua (also spelled Chao Poh Seua or Chao Poh Sua)) is a Chinese Taoist temple, left over from the time before Bangkok was officially the capital and Old Town was a mostly Chinese neighborhood. Now it's not just loved by the still-large Chinese popluation in Bangkok but it's also... More 

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