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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai dancers” (58 reviews)
“joss sticks” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
494 Ratchadamri Road. | Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
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+66 2 252 8750
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"thai dancers"
in 58 reviews
"joss sticks"
in 36 reviews
"four faced buddha"
in 34 reviews
"lord brahma"
in 26 reviews
"face buddha"
in 26 reviews
"buy flowers"
in 22 reviews
"busy intersection"
in 17 reviews
"flower garlands"
in 15 reviews
"offer prayers"
in 14 reviews
"traditional dance"
in 17 reviews
"pay respect"
in 24 reviews
"central world"
in 48 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"must visit place"
in 16 reviews
"visit bangkok"
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"shopping mall"
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"incense"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Now Erawan Shrine become eco friendly, They are not alone to lighting the candle & incense sticks due to health reasons...

Thank Ken c
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A famous place of worship... small place and located right at the junction, it's always crowded with both local and international visitors and devotees. Be careful to only purchase flowers from the shop inside the temple as it's way cheaper. Felt completely calm and serene....More

Thank Malaysianpanda
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had been here for praying .It was great at that moment and all time.Near shopping centre Central World , Platinum very very good .

Thank Worachanida K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Must see when you visit Bangkok. If you like to avoid crowded people, you may stand from Skytrain bridge.

Thank jw2018939
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Place used a lot by locals but there are also a lot of tourist. This is a four faced Buddha. you can buy packs of incense and flowers to offer the four-faced buddha (outside the corner but also inside) You can also pay for ritual...More

Thank monique a
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dancers are one of Erawan's attractions, but they are there to make money, that's their job. it is interesting to spend some time in the relaxing atmosphere with this incessant ballet of worshippers

Thank joel d
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a corner Shrine but considered one of the best and well visited shrine. it is in a busy corner in the middle of shopping centers and major hotels. Your best view is on the MRT people walkway where you can look down for...More

Thank sgomez2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Erawan Shrine is a fully working religious shrine located right in the middle of a busy shopping district near Siam BTS station. One simply crosses the road and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells as people place offerings to the shrine. Some tourists also...More

Thank AmANomad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very popular with locals and tourists alike. Overlooked by a BTS station it is very easy to get to. You can buy packs of incense and flowers to offer the four-faced budda although you are now no longer allowed to burn the...More

1  Thank pengu1n2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many people pray here everyday. Near BTS Siam Station and you can see the shrine from above. The shrine is located in Bangkok's shopping mall district, so, you can plan a trip together.

1  Thank dismish d
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JOHN TUAN PENG N
10 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
5 June 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
26 April 2018|
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Response from Rajesh K | Reviewed this property |
Is just 10 minutes walk away
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