Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), Bangkok

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Say a prayer to Phra Phrom at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), a small but popular Hindu shrine. Visitors who stop here often light incense, make an offering of fruit or flowers, and admire the traditional Thai dancers, paid for by supplicants hoping to have their prayers answered. At the heart of the shrine sits a golden statue of Phra Phrom, the four-faced Thai representation of the Hindu god of creation, Lord Brahma. It is a popular tourist destination and is generally safe, however, in 2015 a bomb went off near the shrine, killing 20 people. Plan my Bangkok trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • The Thais have faith enough to peek. You can see various types of prayer and ... If you're with kids, put the money in the water sprinkled on the hands and feet, as the head ripped off an elephant also enjoyed enough to sprinkle on the activities. I wonder if I would have to go through a Palace or temple and hot.
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  • I stopped at this Shrine while I was walking to the busy shopping district. There are a lot of people at any given moment praying at the shrine so peacefully. The shrine certainly is a place where you...  more »
  • It is a must of you are in the areas of Siam or Rachaprasong. It is considered iconic right by the busy intersection. You can pray and ask for blessing. Many people who need fertility and would like t...  more »
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  • After visiting Lumpini park, we walked to here to see the famous shrine. We enjoyed watching prayers prayed and made their wishes. We also watched how prayers returned something (dance and music...etc) when their wishes came true. There are many similar shrines around, but, this one is the most crowded and unique one. The shrine is located in Bangkok's shopping mall district, so, you can plan a trip together.
  • 1. 四面佛 / Four Face Buddha 🙏🙇🏻‍♂️ 2. Price is reasonable. 3. Dancer for return your prayers - 1 to 8 dancers 4. Best day and time to pray: Every Thursday at 9pm. 5. Flowers + Candle + Joss sticks (due to air pollution - No burning of joss sticks and candles) 6. Start Clockwise with the buddha side facing the entrance. 7. In essence, sincerity is the key point. 8. Make your donation and help the needy ones. 9. Dress appropriately and respect every religious. 10. Scared water located at the back (for good blessing).
  • Extremely crowded. Be prepared with about 2000 to 4000 baht for buying the offering. They will show you how to pray. Start at the one facing the street, then clockwise 4 times. 3 incense each side then flowers and offering. Then water blessings.
  • An iconic place to drop by when visiting Bangkok IG: VinShinGoh #randomnoobmobilephotographer
  • One of the holiest Shrine in the world. Many people from around the world come to Thailand to worship the lord, all your wish can be true here if you pray to the lord the right way and in case you don't know how ask a staffs or local they can give for you a good advice.
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