"The Giant Swing" Wat Suthat - Sao Ching Cha Tip by schurman23

Wat Suthat - Sao Ching Cha, Bangkok: 26 reviews and 46 photos


Located in front of Wat Suthat this swing is not for playing but actually this one is a religious structure in Bangkok used for the Swing ceremony. The pillars of the swing represent the mountains and the circular base represents the earth and the ocean. During the ceremony Brahmins swing to grab a bag of coins placed on one of the pillars.

Address: Sao Chingcha Square
Directions: near the intersection of Bamrung Muang Rd. and Ti Thong Road
Phone: +66 2221 4026

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 30, 2011
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