This is a Hindu shrine in Bangkok's old town.

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1. Sao Ching-Cha

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This spindly red arch – a symbol of Bangkok – formerly hosted a Brahmin festival in honour of Shiva, in which participants would swing in ever higher arcs…

2. Wat Suthat

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Other than being just plain huge and impressive, Wat Suthat also holds the highest royal temple grade. Inside the wí·hăhn (sanctuary for a Buddha…

3. Vishnu Shrine

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This is one of the few Hindu shrines located in Bangkok's old town.

4. Thanon Bamrung Meuang Religious Shops

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The stretch of Th Bamrung Meuang (one of Bangkok’s oldest streets and originally an elephant path leading to the Grand Palace) from Th Mahachai to Th…

6. Wat Ratchanatdaram

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This temple was built for Rama III (King Phranangklao; r 1824–51) in the 1840s, and its design is said to derive from metal temples built in India and Sri…

7. Democracy Monument

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The Democracy Monument is the focal point of the grand, European-style boulevard that is Th Ratchadamnoen Klang. As the name suggests, it was erected to…