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Bangkok City Pillar Shrine: Tours & Tickets

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near the Temple of the Emerald Buddha Mahachai Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 17 August 2019

I wouldn’t have gone out of my way to see this but it’s right across the street from the grand palace. It’s not a major sight but it’s worth a peek if you have some extra time as it has historical significance. King Rama I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ephyfe
Reviewed 2 August 2019 via mobile

What a treasure we have here. Loved the intricate design feature in this most humble and spiritual place. Do be careful with the wasps who are attracted to the fragrances laid out to the entrances to this shrine.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 429Happy
Reviewed 30 July 2019

It is across from the emerald Buddha so it doesn’t get all the tourist. Mostly Thai’s visitors most doing traditional worship. Go if you want to see the true working Watt. Be respectful any ware you take your shoes off. Ask questions and if they...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

This is a Hindu Buddhist temple. There are Hindu gods also there. A well maintained beautiful complex.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 7SE3
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This is the first construction of the city when King Rama I decided to build the city. Believe in spirit (Animism) this is a spirit shine who protect the city. Lot of spiritual activities inside the compound such as Thai classical dance and musicfor pay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

a temple which has quiet surrounding and architect are unique! I was there to a quick visit but it took an hour not because there is so much thing to see! sitting at the corner and see people moving in the temple itself is fascinating!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Lak Mueang is a tiny little structure, in the Rattanakosin island, that most tourists miss. It is one of the most significant buildings because it was the first one to be built in the new capital. All other temples and the Grand Palace were built...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Great place to visit if you are also visiting the royal palace at Bangkok. It's a small temple dedicated to Buddha. Very neat and nicely kept. Really wonderful place.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Just opposite grand palace, this building erected to commemorate moving Thai capital to Bangkok was built in typical Thai architectural fashion. Good to visit while passing by.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This small temple hosts Bangkok's city pillar, a gold column safeguarding the city. It is right opposite to the Grand Palace and deserves a stop.

Date of experience: May 2018
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