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Lak Meuang

   ( City Pillars )


Who goes here :

  • √ Suitable for : Solo
  • √ Suitable for : Couple

What to expect :

  • √ Historical
  • √ Popularity with tourists
  • √ Safety : Good

Essential Information

This shine houses a wooden pillar containing Lak Meuang-the city's guardian. The pillar is said to have been positioned here when Bangkok was founded as the new capital. Local worshippers come here to make offerings, including severed pig heads bedecked with incense.

COSTS : Free admission
ADDRESS : Lak Meuang, Corner of Th Ratchadamnoen Nai and Th Lak Meuang, Ko Ratanokosin / Thonburi Area, Bangkok, Thailand
BUSINESS HOURS : 6:30am to 6:30pm

Pictures : Lak Meuang

  • Lak Meuang Bangkok Ceiling
  • Lak Meuang Bangkok City Spirits
  • Lak Meuang Bangkok Exterior
Lak Meuang Bangkok Ceiling


Ceiling of Lak Meuang


Tips, Comments and Reviews : Lak Meuang

The City Pillar Shrine is located across from the Grand Palace. It is also close to the Ministry of Defence and the Sanam Luang.

Joan G.


How to Get There : Lak Meuang

COORDINATES : 13.752506,100.494019

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