Bangkok, Thailand

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Time4 hours (Approx.)
TicketMobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Set alongside Bangkok’s shopping malls and hotels you’ll encounter an abundance of Buddhist shrines where local devotees pay their respects. This 4-hour walking tour with an informative guide introduces you to several Hindu-based deities, such as Lord Indra and Ganesh. You’ll learn about Thailand’s cultural and religious practices and have the opportunity to light a candle at each shrine.
  • 4-hour walking tour of religious shrines in Bangkok
  • Learn about Thai worship practices from a local guide
  • Get acquainted with deities based in Hindu mythology
  • Small-group tour ensures personalized attention
Meet your guide at a central location in Bangkok and set out to discover several Buddhist shrines, each located within walking distance. You’ll receive a brief introduction at the start of your half-day walking tour, as your knowledgeable guide orients you to enchanting deities with roots linked to ancient Hindu traditions.
You’re introduced to Thai representations of Hindu gods such as Ganesh, the elephant god that promotes creativity and protection from harm; Lord Indra, who takes care of all of humankind; and Phra Phrom, a version of Lord Brahma believed to bring good fortune.
Learn about local worship practices as your guide explains the mythology behind each deity and its divine symbols. Feel free to purchase appropriate offerings from local vendors next to each shrine, then light your own candle and make a wish.
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Product code: 29454P1

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