SHRINES AND RELIGIOUS PLACES  -  Dhevasathan shrine  
 Known as:   Brahmin Shrines    
 Description:   Devasathan or Brahmin Temple is an Hindu temple near Wat Suthat in the Phra Nakhon District of Bangkok. The temple is the official centre of Hinduism in Thailand, especially Brahmanism. The temple is the home of the Court Brahmins, who are descended from an ancient lineage of priests. The Brahmins perform many important royal and religious ceremonies for the Monarchy of Thailand every year. The temple was founded in 1784 by King Rama I, the founder of the Chakri dynasty.  
 Province   Bangkok  Direction:      
 District   Phra Nakhon    
 City   Sao Chingcha  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Shrines and Religious places      Related links:      
 Best exposure   AM/PM          
 Opening time   n/a          
 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   13.75224 N 100.50069 E  
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