Friday, 19 April 2024

City Pillar Shrine

Located across the street from the eastern wall of Wat Phra Kaeo to the southeast of Sanam Luang, this shrine contains a wooden pillar erected by King Rama I in 1782 to represent the founding of the capital. The spirit of the pillar is considered the city's guardian deity to whom hundreds of Thai worshippers daily come to pay homage and offer prayers.

Thai classical dance performances are given many times daily from 08:30 until 15:30 hrs. (16:00 for Sunday).

Open : Daily, 05.30-19.30 hrs.

Location : Maha Chai Road

For taxi : ศาลหลักเมืองกรุงเทพฯ ถนนมหาไชย สนามหลวง

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