"A shrine in the heart of the city" Erawan Shrine Tip by chatterley
Erawan Shrine, Bangkok: 43 reviews and 79 photos
The Erawan Shrine is famous for granting your prayers and wishes. Devotees (locals and Chinese from nearby countries) visit this shrine to pray to the Four-Faced Buddha. If your prayers have been answered, you can pay some money and get dancers to perform a traditional dance for the buddha as a show of your appreciation. This shrine can get extremely crowded during the day.
I've heard that the direction in which you pray matters. If you are making a decent living, then you'll pray to in a clockwise direction...if you are..ahem....making a living out of some dishonest means (or involved in some sleazy business), eg. money-laundering, etc, then you'll pray in an anti-clockwise direction....I'm not sure if this rumour is true, though..
Address: Chitlom Station, Bangkok
Directions: Near the Sogo Dept. Store
More Things to Do in Bangkok (4)
More Reviews (10)
chatterley's Related Pages
Have you been to Bangkok?Share Your Travels