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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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494 Ratchadamri Road | Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Downtown Bangkok
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank PITROBERT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

There are many Thais and tourists coming this place for praying. This reflects Thai culture and their believes to god and goddesses

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ajareek2019
Reviewed 30 July 2019

This is my fifth time to this amazing shrine, which is full of tourists and worshippers alike. Follow the process and make your offerings to the gods, but make sure that you keep your promise if what you wish for is realised, as Karma can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JCHK23
Reviewed 25 July 2019 via mobile

Erawan shrine is an iconic shrine and landmark in bangkok. Located near chit lom/ siam station, one can easily arrive at the destination via BTS. Now the shrine do not allow the burning of joss sticks and candles however devotees can still pray with them...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CandaceT145
Reviewed 22 July 2019

This is a small iconic four faced Brahma shrine located in the corner next to the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel. Regular traditional dance performances here also draw in the crowds. Vendors selling flower garlands, incense and candles for offerings line the walkway of the shrine....More

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