Lingam Shrine



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Address:

Wireless Road, Nai Lert Park
(Behind the Hilton International Hotel)
10330 Bangkok, Thailand

Neighborhood:

Pathumwan

Contact:

tel: +66 2 226 0060 (Tourist Information Center)

Strenuousness:

Easy

NileGuide Expert tip:

You must walk through the parking ramp of Nai Lert to get here. Afterwards head out the back gate and take a ride on a canal boat with the locals to get to Pathumwan area or all the way to Golden Mount.

Description:

Also called Chao Mae Tubtim Shrine, Lingam Shrine is a unique quick-stop while downtown. Next to a canal, the shrine is very small and consists of innumerable phallic offerings. Believers visit Lingam shrine to honor the female deity Jao Mae and ask for fertility, luck or good fortune. The phalluses come in every shape, size and material imaginable and definitely provide for a light-hearted cultural site.

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