Erawan Museum, Samut Prakan

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Discover local art and architecture at Erawan Museum, steeped in Asian folklore and offering a valuable history lesson into the traditions of Thai culture. The remarkable architecture of the building immediately grabs attention with its eye-catching three-headed elephant sculpture. This sculpture sits on top of a 15 m (49 ft) pedestal and is itself 29 m (95 ft) tall and 39 m (127 ft) wide. Step inside the elephant to discover collections of stained glass, antiques, and other artifacts showcasing Asian culture, art, and history. Put Erawan Museum into our Samut Prakan trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It's hard to prepare yourself for how ENORMOUS the 3 headed elephant actually is! You'll definitely gasp when you see it for the first time! The mosaic temple is amazing and full of teeny tiny detail....  more »
  • C is the first time that I publish a notice. I start this is a nice place to visit. Superb. A bit far from the city center. Take the bts to samrong and then a taxi for about 50 baht. Magnificent. The elephant with in its Center like a Cathedral with beautiful buddhas. Amazing and beautiful peaceful garden. The only problem the place is surrounded by the highway. It's still a haven of peace was Bangkok.
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  • I arrived early by taxi and for a little while was the only one there. I would recommend the audio tour. You are asked to pay a refundable deposit of 1000 THB for the audio equipment, but it is well w...  more »
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  • You have to pay about USD 11 to come in for the visit, much higher price than any other museums. And there's nothing much to see except for Elephant statues. There's not a single live elephants, if that's what you're curious to find out. Facilities are relatively well maintained though.
  • The greatest erawan elephant on the world.
  • This place was amused me in term of historical +religions. Worth to see it. Only Just the entrance gate which abit hard to find.
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