Bkksitedotcom1H32.gif (13508 bytes)

     The City Pillar Shrine

Back to :  www.bangkoksite.com
Places to See

            CityShrine6.JPG (19641 bytes)

            CityShrine1.JPG (21180 bytes)

            CityShrine3.JPG (24052 bytes) 
  (Bangkoksite Digital Photos taken on Dec. 22, 2001)

The City Pillar Shrine is located at the corner opposite
to Wat Prakaeo, and adjacent to the Ministry of Defense.
The temple-like structure houses a wooden pillar places
there by King Rama I in 1782 as the foundation stone
for the new capital of Bangkok.

CityShrine2.JPG (28772 bytes)
                              The City Pillar
CityShrine4.JPG (33157 bytes)

CityShrine5A.jpg (20857 bytes)
        View of the City Pillar Shrine from the
            Ministry of Defense compound.


Hit Counter
Since : December 22, 2001