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Soak up the Local Culture

This Chinese style City Pillar Shrine was first built with wood in 1885 during King Rama III's... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
David B
Rayong, Thailand
Ethos of the Community

This week I have been playing host and tour guide for friends from Australia. One of the places we... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
David B
Rayong, Thailand
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This Chinese style City Pillar Shrine was first built with wood in 1885 during King Rama III's reign before being rebuilt with bricks and concrete in 1991. It is open daily from 6am-8pm and is well worth a visit if you want to soak up...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank David B
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This week I have been playing host and tour guide for friends from Australia. One of the places we visited was the Rayong City Pillar Shrine. In Thailand city pillars embody the ethos and community spirit, and are places of pray, meditation and thanksgiving. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Well maintained and impressive statues and displays. Favourite with locals burning incense to pay tribute. Limited viewing area and nearby parking, so would advise visiting off peak times.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank nortravel2013
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Chinese influent shrine and building plan to join lot of people at the shrine situate in old town Rayong

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank zzvinai
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Stumbled across the City Pillar Shrine on the way to Yom Jinda Road. It is steeped in history dating back to King Rama 1. There is a Chinese connection as well as Thai which makes the shrine very colourful. Don't forget to show respect and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Shrine Rayong no treatment and to educate people too. And with no parking. The place is spacious and clean. If you were supposed to pay homage to Thailand Shrine, a symbol of all the provinces.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank mdsee999
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Suan lam pong. Pillar city of rayong. One of place you must go if visiting rayong especially if you believe in buddism. The only thing is kinda hard to find parking spot

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank cowbee
Reviewed 14 January 2016

A few metres from Sukhumvit road in the very centre of Rayong, the city pillar shrine is in a quiet road leading to Yom Jinda. Next to it there's a chinese temple and people do a lot with incense.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank jobst56
Reviewed 18 October 2015

City pillars are found in most cities in Thailand, representing a city's spirit deity, Chao Pho Lak Mueang, or the community ethos. It is a common belief that King Rama 1 erected the first city pillar in 1782 when he moved the capital of Siam...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank David B
Reviewed 19 April 2014

For Thai tourists, whenever they visit Rayong, one should goes and pays homage to the City Pillar. They believe that they will be blessed with fortune and good luck!

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank SamThep
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