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Chao Mae Tuptim  

Chao Mae Tuptim

This little shrine is located just behind the Swisshotel. It is not signposted but if you ask politely the local staff will point it out.
Thailand part III - Temples en masse

November 1st 2018
Don't get templed out Pattaya is an awful place and we can not recommend anyone to go there! The reason for this is the prostitution business. We were absolutely disgusted by what we saw, and still we saw less than the proverbial tip of the iceberg. Appologize for starting off like that. But now that we got that nasty piece out of the way we can continue with what we really want to write a ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
2nd October 2021

Tup Tim has been castrated…
When I lived in Bangkok in the 1990s, this shrine was located closer to the canal, and it had hundreds (maybe thousands) of penises piled up everywhere. As this was/is a fertility shrine, the phalluses were placed there by people who wanted children. When I revisited in 2017, I learned they relocated the shrine, sanitized it, and kept a token few penises. It’s a shadow of its former self.
5th October 2021

I'd have loved to see it in its former glory
I would really have loved to see it when it was in its old location. That probably would have been more special. /Ake

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