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Located on a very busy intersection flanked by tall buildings BTS (skytrain) towering aloft, on the northwest corner of the Grand Hyatt Erawan property, near the  Chit Lom stop on the BTS skytrain. 


It consists of a golden statue of the four-faced Hindu god Brahma, named Than Tao Mahaprom. The statue sits beneath a glittering canopy, surrounded by offerings of flowers, incense and candles.
The area is crowded with worshippers day and night and always wafting with incense smoke. It is also common to see people bowing as they pass by bus, taxi or above by skytrain. 

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Logistics
Best ages: suites all age groups
Atmosphere:  casual  - respect and quiet required
Price: free - donation welcome
Open daily 08.00 – 22.30 
Tourist attraction:  Yes > photo ops - Costume Dances on site 
Duration:  1 hour








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Financial and spiritual meeting in Bangkok >  Thai dancers can often be seen at Erawan.

The Erawan Shrine (officially named Thao Maha Brahma) in Bangkok is not old, but it is an interesting testament of the role of religion in modern Thai society.
History:  Built in 1956 to appease the supposed evil forces that were taking the lives of construction workers and causing other calamities in the construction what is now the Grand Hyatt Erawan. 

Shouldered by busy intersection and beneath the Skytrain - Famous shrine attracts many visitors. Erected in the mid 1950s after the Govt., decided to build the luxury Erawan Hotel at this location. However, the construction was beset with many problems that superstitious labourers refused to continue unless the spirits were appeased. 

After consultations with the wise spiritual leaders, erection of a shrine to honour the four-faced Brahma God, Than Tao Mahaprom. A magnificent image of the Brahma God was cast and gilded and The Erawan Hotel opened to acclaims and worldwide fame. 
Towards the end, the property could not compete with more modern facilities, and was replaced by the privately owned Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok in 1991. Originally constructed to grace the old Erawan Hotel, the location became known as the Erawan Shrine.

After the shrine was erected, construction deaths stopped and the hotel grew very prosperous. The apparent effectiveness of the monument made the shrine one of the most revered spots in Thailand. The great importance of the shrine became terribly apparent in 2006, when a mentally disturbed Thai man attacked the statue with a hammer - onlookers beat him to death in broad daylight. The statue was replaced within two months, incorporating pieces from the original image.




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Corner; Ratchadamri Rd and Sukhumvit Rad Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, Thailand
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The Erawan Shrine, formally the Thao Maha Phrom Shrine (Thai: ศาลท้าวมหาพรหม; rtgs: San Thao Maha Phrom; "Shrine of Lord Brahma the Great"), is a Hindu shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, that houses a statue of Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of the Hindu god of creation Lord Brahma. A popular worship attraction, it often features performances by resident Thai dance troupes, who are hired by worshippers in return for seeing their prayers at the shrine answered.








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