Bangkok Chinatown & Shrine

Feb 25, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Chinese Shrine : Chinatown in Bangkok” heading_tag=”h1″ alignment=”center” spacer=”line_with_icon” spacer_position=”bottom” spacer_img_width=”48″ line_style=”solid” line_height=”1″ line_color=”#333333″ icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-circle-blank” icon_size=”32″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ img_width=”48″ line_icon_fixer=”10″][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Chinatown in Bangkok is one of the oldest Chinese settlement outside of China. Bangkok Chinatown is exotic place for the westerner. Many visitors visit Chinatown daily in different propose.  This is exotic place , special smell, fragrance tee, wired Chinese cooking ingredient, color full shine and lot of fruit. One of the odd thing is may house, shop and thing to sell are either in red and gold color.

Today, we are not going to talk about  why westerner visit Chinatown  in Bangkok. But we are going to talk about why the Thai and Thai Chinese descended visit here.

The local come here with various reasons as well but many of them are here since merit making or pay to superstitious gods. Is this what

you guess?  They believe this can bring luck, happiness and successful.  Somehow, this is the way that Thais prefer to do in order to gain encourage, hope and strong spirit to move on with life.

Some Shine has a special propose that people has for their niche requirement  such as ask for baby, meet a soul mate, raise good kids for instance. This are a few famous places that I would like to introduce.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_single_image image=”3662″ css_animation=”fadeInUp” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]

Golden Buddha temple or Wat Tramirt .

This temple made by three friends. The Thais believe to pay respect here is likely a chance to meet good friends. This is a must visit temple since it is one chance to see the Buddha statue made of 5.5 tons made of solid gold.

 

Teanfah Foundation (มูลนิธิเทียนฟ้า)

This is a place which has Chinese shine and hospital in the same complex.  The hospital is run and use Chinese medical way to service to the illness without charge. Amazing to see it run over 80 years. It show good will of the immigrant to support one another and the local.  There are Goddess of mercy   (Kwanyin Goddess ) which many who has relative who ill come to pray for their love one get over i[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_single_image image=”3661″ css_animation=”fadeInUp” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_single_image image=”3660″ css_animation=”fadeInUp” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]

Choa Sua Kong Shrine (ศาลเจ้าโจวซือกง)

This place is that people come to pay for family matter such as to meet soul mate (bring 5 type of fruits) *** I knew 3 persons that meet their soul mate after they visit this place.  People also come to pay for good help and easy to raise their child.  Do you want to know where it is located yet?  It is close to Talad Noi. Just find Talad Noi and ask people in that area.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_single_image image=”3659″ css_animation=”fadeInUp” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” title=”Thank you for picture from http://www.laopuntaokong.org/”][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]

Kwan Ohu Shine (ศาลเจ้าพ่อกวนอู)

The shine located on Yawarat 11 or Soi Islaranuphap near the old market.  This is a place for business owner or leader come to make a which for good future with good subordinate to help achieve their goal. I suggest HR department and all recruitment come here too. Human resources problem is a big issue start from blue color up to management level.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_single_image image=”3658″ css_animation=”fadeInUp” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” title=”Thank you pictures from www.manager.co.th”][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]

Loatoonpoakong Shine (ศาลเจ้าเล่าปูนเถ้ากง)

Visitor should pay respect to Toloaee (ตั๋วเล่าเอี๊ย) This is one of the oldest shine where people come to pay respect. The Gods protects our land and business. When Thai and Chinese traveled by boat , local people always come here to pay respect to Gods to make them luck.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_single_image image=”3657″ css_animation=”fadeInUp” alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_rounded” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” img_link_large=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]So now you get to know many importance Shine of Bangkok Chinatown. Visit Chinatown with EatWalkTalkTour.com to learn and enjoy more.

Visit Chinatown with EatWalkTalkTour is fun. We stop at one of the shine on the list above. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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