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Address: 99/9 Moo 1 Sukhumvit Road Bangmuangmai, Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand
Phone Number: 0 2380 0305
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First of all 400 Baht for foreigners and 200 Baht for Thai people. OK, I speak Thai so I got it for 200. But I call it a scam. Imagine having this pricing system in Europe. A... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

First of all 400 Baht for foreigners and 200 Baht for Thai people. OK, I speak Thai so I got it for 200. But I call it a scam. Imagine having this pricing system in Europe. A few vases or urns on the bottom floor, covered in 2 minutes. I entered the place on the 1st floor. It was beautiful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful places I've visited that seems to still be remote from the tourist guide books. The temple is not 20 years old, yet is steeped in history, symbolism and with a central nod to its Buddhist ideology, Located about 30 minutes taxi from BKK centre, you are struck with the sheer size and imposition... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

the elephant and interior itself is nice, however the collection inside is small and can hardly be called a museum. entrance fee of 400baht seems overpriced. Note it takes 60-90 minutes for a BTS+bus return trip from central Bangkok. Visit MOCA first, it's much better.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Very impressive, wonderful time, got here on the bus number 25 from the Sukhamvit road. Stopped right outside, look for the big Erawan statue you should see it. Lovely history in the base of the big statue. Make merit, float lillies, make wishes, make offerings, have your fortune told, take some time to relax. Go up inside the big Erawan... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The museum is built by a Thai millionaire businessman who wanted to leave a legacy of Buddhism to the world, and sits in a 30 meter high , three-headed elephant (Hindu mythology). You can see wonderful artifacts from the 16-18th century as well as exquisite Buddha statues. The museum depicts the story of Genesis, and combines elements in Christianism ,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A tree elephants structure! One level representing hell, another level for heaven! See it by yourself!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I don't know if theye corrected the web sight but if you want to go yourself you need to go right to the end of the BTS and then get a taxi. Easier on the way out than back. Well worth it once you get there. A huge three headed elephant shrine that you go inside and can clim right... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Tired of the hustle of Bangkok and need some quiet? Very peaceful grounds with lots of water and whimsical sculptures. The museum is huge and impressive. This is truly something very different and I highly recommend it.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This place rocks! With 3 floors which represents Heaven, Earth and Hell this place is worth a visit. The elephant's belly is really lovely. With all the work done by a leading Thai business magnate who has varied interests. The three headed elephant's sculpture is extremely wonderful.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A strange museum that has a cultish feel but it's nevertheless an interesting and impressive site to visit. It's also housed on lovely verdant grounds. Children are welcome, and they will enjoy floating lotus blossoms in the wishing stream.

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