Bangkok City Pillar Shrine Lak Muang, Bangkok

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  • Visit. The city pillar Shrine at least once a year for auspiciousness and lives primarily supporting (apt to) Snoop. Stability in their lives.
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  • One of many shrines you find all over Bangkok if you are not into Buddhism probably after a while you will just look from outside, they mostly look all the same from inside  more »
  • A small tranquil shrine just outside of the Grand Palace. It's worth a visit as you can get some really nice pictures without the swarm of tourists. It's also so quiet and calm here you don't feel lik...  more »
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  • Interesting shrine, a lot of people leaving flowers and scented sticks, overflowing this place with color. You can also see Buddhists placing their own gold leaves on statues of Buddha, helping them get fully cover with gold while performing this sacred ritual. There are some live performance from time to time near the entrance to the shrine - costumed Thai male actors playing scenes from Ramayana on a small stage.
  • Bangkok's city pillar or called as "Lak Muang" by the local, is one of the most ancient and sacred city pillar shrines in Thailand. There are many city pillars in cities in Thailand. One of the place that you have to visit. Get some flower gallant, and incense for worshiping from the stalls nearby.
  • Another gem for those interested in Thai culture. This place marks the city's foundation erected by King Rama I when the country's capital was moved to Bangkok. Entry is free but there's not much for tourists to do but pray and watch the live performance of Thai "likay" or folk theatre. Remember that likay is not Khon so don't expect anything resembling the Thai performing arts shown in the travel advertisements. The locals visit this shrine to pray and pay respects to the city's guardian spirits. There are statues of each of the guardian spirits opposite the city pillar. There are plaques describing each spirit in Thai and English.
  • Built by King Rama the 1st..very spiritual & very powerful.. if u're a believer..
  • Nice place to visit once when you take a trip in Thailand. Please but flowers and stuffs inside because the money you paid inside goes directly to the shrine.

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