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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. By using our Bangkok holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine) and other attractions in Bangkok.
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  • It was located in the heart of Busy Bangkok. I Never thought there'll be a shrine in the middle of a hectic city. It is so beautiful and so authentic! 
  • 之前做功課的時候,沒想到四面佛只是繁華鬧市的街道一角。但是仍然不能掩住熱鬧和虔誠的人群,走進四面佛,梵聲縈繞、青煙縷縷,人們或閉目,或凝望,或祈禱,似乎都在等待無上之主給予好運或是祝福。 如果要祭拜的話,網上有複雜的攻略,事先要準備好個人的生辰八字,還要按照一定的順序進行祭拜。或許,心誠則靈吧。 
  • Everytime we visit bangkok, we definitely will go to this place. We pray and make our wishes there. The place was crowded when the time we reach is afternoon 3pm, they are few benches provided where f...  more »
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  • Formally known as Thao Maha Phrom Shrine, its a Hindu shrine of Lord Brahma, built in 1956. A must visit for all coming to the country and in Bangkok. The shrine is revered by many outside Thailand too. One can stand on the skywalk under the BTS and watch it with a birds eye view. Everyone from high to low pays respect here.
  • "The Erawan Shrine" - One of A MUST VISIT while in Bangkok. Located at the corner of Rachaprasong intersection (just next to Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok). Here, the four faces god of Hindu is very famous for bringing good fortune, and attracts million of visitors each year from both prayers and those who return with gifts when thier wishes are granted.
  • Small and crowded but still worth to see, people from all over the world come here to pray and got some blesses
  • “So close to BTS Siam, you have to visit it.” The Erawan Shrine has an intresting history as it was built to ward of all the evil tha befell on the Erawan Hotel while it as beng built. It's very close to the Siam BTS station, s a visit is easy. It's inteesting as worshippers pay a dancegroup to perform, mostly as a means to say thanks to the god(s). Stay some time to watch and soak in everything that's happening.
  • One of the most reverred shrines in Bangkok which enters it's 60th anniversary this year in 2016, and is frequented by many celebrities. Lots of prayer options to suit all walks of life.