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Erawan Museum

99/9 Moo 1 Sukhumvit Road | Bangmuangmai, Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand
+66 2 371 3135
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Great time to visit elephant museum , feeling calm and praying with the elephant god. Staff was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hom_42561
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Loved it!

It's hard to prepare yourself for how ENORMOUS the 3 headed elephant actually is! You'll definitely... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
daiseykat
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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99/9 Moo 1 Sukhumvit Road | Bangmuangmai, Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand
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+66 2 371 3135
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"headed elephant"
in 55 reviews
"huge elephant"
in 13 reviews
"elephant statue"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"spiral staircase"
in 6 reviews
"top floor"
in 6 reviews
"amazing structure"
in 5 reviews
"three levels"
in 5 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 18 reviews
"buddha images"
in 4 reviews
"taxi driver"
in 13 reviews
"water features"
in 4 reviews
"major religions"
in 4 reviews
"main entrance"
in 6 reviews
"audio guide"
in 11 reviews
"out of the way"
in 6 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great time to visit elephant museum , feeling calm and praying with the elephant god. Staff was helpful with shown the information.

Thank Hom_42561
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

It's hard to prepare yourself for how ENORMOUS the 3 headed elephant actually is! You'll definitely gasp when you see it for the first time! The mosaic temple is amazing and full of teeny tiny detail. Be sure to go all the way upstairs to...More

1  Thank daiseykat
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I arrived early by taxi and for a little while was the only one there. I would recommend the audio tour. You are asked to pay a refundable deposit of 1000 THB for the audio equipment, but it is well worth using. I learnt so...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Arrived early and able to get to top of interior staircase easily. It’s worth the climb. There is a lift as well for those who need assistance. The staircase is an awe inspiring piece of intricate artwork in the shape of a dragon. Each inlay...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Tourists who wish to visit this place please take BTS to Samrong Station, go to exit 6, down the stairs and take a cab. Cab fare around 50 baht Entrance fee per tourist is 400 baht. Explore this beautiful place. The ambience is peaceful and...More

Thank Shirley K
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Take the BTS to Samrong station and get a taxi about 50 baht. Well worth the trip, expect to spend an hour to 90 minutes here. The climb to the top of the elephant is a bit steep but there is an elevator. We didn't...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This shrine is a bit far out of the way so it doesn’t get as many visitors as it should. I suspect more people will visit once the BTS like extends to Samut Prakan. For now that’s a good thing as this is a really...More

Thank Harmonize
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Truly amazing structure, such attention to detail, well worth a visit to see the inner decor all created from crockery!!

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

If you visit Samut Prakan you cannot miss the Erawan Museum. it is a giant three-headed elephant standing 50 meters, or 15 storeys high. It is the creation of the Thai insurance tycoon, Lek Viriyahphant and his wife, Praphai, the entrepreneurs behind the close-by Ancient...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Peaceful and beautiful place. Hidden Gem in Bangkok. 400 Baht entrance fee for Foreigner. We took BTS to Samrong Station, then took a taxi to here. Cost around 40-50 Baht. Taxi meter is cheaper compare to Uber/Grab. Local Thai will do praying here. The one...More

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AndradaB13
21 April 2017|
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Response from KEITH H | Reviewed this property |
I am sure this would not be a problem as there is a large reception area.
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psykonaut07
23 January 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware it closes at 7pm but as it gets dark about an hour before that I would not leave it 'late in afternoon' to visit.
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Lucas4060
13 October 2016|
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Response from TayLunlaa | Reviewed this property |
There is the parking space nearby the museum, it is located under the upper-expressway bridge. keep on left lane and observe the signage. You can have short walk from the parking space to the museum.
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