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Address: CentralWorld 4, Rachadamri Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, Thailand

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small shrine in front of big mall

if you pay your visit on central world plaza. also go to in front of the mall. you can easily spot this shrine on the way to platinum mall

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

if you pay your visit on central world plaza. also go to in front of the mall. you can easily spot this shrine on the way to platinum mall

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Just a small shrine in front of the large CentralWorld department store. It's not worth going here unless you are on your way to the department store

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The Ganesh shrine could so easily be missed as it sits on the front plaza of Central World. A small but constant flow of worshippers makes you realise this is an important shrine for Hindu's. Well worth a few moments to take in this shrine and watch the dedication of the worshippers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the many Ganesha worshippimg places in Bangkok.Thais and Indians worship the Hindu god Ganesha in Thailand.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Came across the shrine when we were off to the Central World. Ganesh festival was going on while I was there with music and performances. It was a nice atmosphere in the evening with the smell of incense sticks, people offering prayers and music in the background.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Ganesha - the Elephant god - is highly revered by the Thais although it belongs to Hinduism. This modern Shrine operates as a sort of protective spirit for Central World Mall. Of course, the Thais will come and pay respect to Ganesha there. But the main, authentic Ganesha Shrine in Bangkok is not there. It is on Ratchadaphisek in Huaikhwang... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is one of the more colourful shrines in Bangkok. The assortment of elephants is fantastic to see.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This shrine, built on the side of the (then-named) World Trade Cenre shopping centre, is at the NE corner of the centre, a bit away from Isetan. Is it a tourist attraction? Generally, IMHO, no. Though maintained in good condition, this is not a destination unless you are a devotee of Ganesha (and maybe not even then). The important shrine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This small shrine is just outside Central World mall, so can be worth spending a few minutes as it somehow makes the busy atmosphere very calm with the incense sticks, roses and lotuses offered by devotees. So after a lot of shopping in the various malls,one can actually relax here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

This amazing shrine is one of two outside the front of the Central World Plaza. The shrine is a lovely small structure, surrounded by locals paying respects and going about their worship. That in itself is enough to make this an interesting and engaging attraction.

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Address: CentralWorld 4, Rachadamri Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok

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