Thailand – Bangkok; Walking down the streets (2)

Welcome back! Where were we? Oh yes… Ratchadamri Rd towards Rama 1 Rd.

On Ratchcadamri Rd, you can find the largest Central World which is the 6th largest shopping plaza and complex in the world but again, I am not into shopping. =P

Anyway, we arrived at the junction of the Ratchadamri Rd and Rama 1 Rd where you will find Erawan Shrine. It houses a statue of Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of the Hindu creation god Brahma. It is a popular tourist attraction.

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Another shot of the shrine.

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Worshipers coming to pray and give offerings.

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It often features performances by resident Thai dance troupes, who are hired by worshipers in return for seeing their prayers at the shrine answered as seen below.

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Worshipers praying to Erawan Shrine.

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The elevated pedestrian crossing over Ratchadamri Rd and Rama 1 as the traffic there is very heavy.

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Loving it? Stay with me on my next posting. =)

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