"CHAO MAE TUBTIM" Local Life Tip by ancient_traveler
Local Life, Bangkok: 61 reviews and 81 photos
Spirit houses are common throughout Thailand, and can be found outside almost every house and building. Spirit houses in Thailand usually include doll-sized human figures, or perhaps a small figurine of Buddha.
SHRINE OF GODDESS TUBTIM, literally hundreds of penises - from small wooden carvings to big stone sculptures that stand ten feet tall and decorated with ribbons - make this shrine quite unique. It honors Chao Mae Tubtim, a female fertility spirit. Location: Grounds of the Swissotel Nai Lert Hotel, Chidlom-Ploenchit (BTS Chitlom)
Please treat the Chao Mae Tuptim Shrine with respect, even if you think it is funny please keep your composure and do not take photos if there is anyone else at the shrine.
Directions: Use the main entrance of the Nai Lert Hotel, walk straight through the lobby and enter the quite large garden with swimming pool in front. Exit through a gate on the right to enter parking lot. Exit through the gate and turn right. Walk about 100 meters.
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