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Address: 99/9 Moo 1 Sukhumvit Road Bangmuangmai, Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand
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This is a small museum in Samut Prakarn province but literally only a few kilometres beyond Bangkok's SE boundary. The basics are free parking, 400 Baht entry fee and 'headphone... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small museum in Samut Prakarn province but literally only a few kilometres beyond Bangkok's SE boundary. The basics are free parking, 400 Baht entry fee and 'headphone speaker tours' available plus refreshments. The joy though is the inside of the triple headed Elephant Shrine itself: a beautifully decorated staircase to a middle platform then a smaller staircase... More 

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Suzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is located inside the statue of a three headed Elephant. A very unique place with beautiful Buddhist relics from around the world. Be warned that it is not easy to find a taxi back to city so do arrange your transport before you visit as it is quite far from the city center.

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Stockton, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with a group of friends who live in Bangkok, otherwise we would not have known about it. This museum provides a good look a Thai culture and great artifacts. The staff is kind and will explain lots of things as you go. Not a must see, but if you have the time and are in the area,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 1st visit to Erawan Museum, the ticket for Thai is THB 200- And for foreigner is THB 400 per adult,child THB 200.- when you enter the Museum you will get garland and joss stick from the staff for pray at the Museum before you enter to the Museum.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Erawan Museum is good for a short visit if you are enroute for the Ancient City, which is just about 11km south of it. The Museum is good for some photo-shooting as the gigantic 3-headed elephant is impressive looking. Inside the elephant itself, the curvy bright-colored stairways and the beautiful glass ceiling are also worth some shots. There are... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was made by rich people, it's founder is the man who build Sanctuary of Truth. We loved this museum, the architecture is simply amazing, more like a strange temple.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Erewan museum is a wonderful place to visit, stunningly beautiful, interesting architecture and a great story behind the construction of this monumental feat of architecture!! The grounds are also really peaceful and tranquil to walk through, we happened to be there on a really quiet day midweek, we lunched on Pad Thai in the couryard and it was really delicious,... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is awe inspiring right from the 1st glance.A beautiful 3 headed elephant amidst a beautiful garden.Unique idea....The museum is inside the Elephant! Not much to see at the basement level but the main entrance is stunning with its beautiful interiors and climb up the staircase on both sides bring you to a lift( if required )to go right... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The museum is beautiful, interesting, and full of symbolism. However, it's quite expensive for foreigners: 400. Good news, if you go after 5pm, you only pay half of the price. Since the place is quite small, I think it's only worth it in the evening. Keep in mind that it will get dark pretty fast at that time, so not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A hidden gem of Bangkok. You can spend 2 hours and visit an impressive museum and surrounding garden that is off track of tourist attractions. The big three headed Elephant is impressive but event more interesting inside the museum you will find good blend of beautiful art and different religion history.

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