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Erawan Museum

99/9 Moo 1 Bangmuangmai | Samut Prakan, Bangkok 10270, Thailand
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Ranked #19 of 258 attractions in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

to get here we got the BTS to bearing then a taxi here before heading to ancient siam. you MUST visit here the place is amazing,some of the pieces on show are incredible.the building itself is fantastic,you get a free headset so you can listen to recordings as to why the elephant has 3 heads etc,walk up the grand staircase... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

i love the design and architecture. No regret to visit this place. For people with shorts/mini skirts, please wear a sarong before you visit this place. The meseum does provide Sarong. Besides, please do not use flash while you are taking photos.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is possibly one of the more holy shrines in downtown Bangkok. It's sacred so don't do anything to offend (people have been killed by the mob when they desecrate the shrine). That said...it is definitely one of the more tourist places to go to. It's free to get in. But to make offerings, you'll need to buy the necessary... More

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Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Was reluctant to visit this place at first, but was wowed by the architecture both inside out. I was surprised seeing the 3-headed elephant art display so HUGE and we were able to go into it and explore. The interior was beautifully made and designed which tells us about Thailand's heritage and culture. A place not to be missed.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you like giant statues, cathedrals and surrealist art, its worth making your way down to the Erawan Museum for an hour or two. If Salvador Dali had visited Thailand, this is the type of thing he would have created!

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Manama, Bahrain
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I recently paid our third visit to what the Thais call Chang Sang Sian. The fee for visiting is steep: 400 baht for foreigners and 200 baht for Thais. For us, however, the site is attractive for at least three reasons. First, there is the building itself which is fun to explore. We especially like the subdued... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

this 3 headed elefant with the world history innside is greater than any tempels l hav ever seen,this elefant and the temple and parkarund ar realy a fantastic pice of work

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Not really a review because I am totally 'sold' on the idea of this amazing museum....its size and beauty! We have just returned from two visits to different parts of glorious Bangkok. We tried to visit this museum from both parts, but came back never having caught a glimpse of it! I had read reviews on tripadvisor but not taken... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Really beautiful place and going on the top of the elephant is surprising. The inside is really beautiful with the stairs shaped like a dragoon and the top room with the buddhas ad the painted star constellations. Just outside of bangkok so need to take a cab to go ( but still cheap ). Lots of them don't speak english... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It has the most detailed construction I have ever seen, don't get caught out buying a basket of fruit outside, it is not for eating it for respect for the elephant

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