19 Aug, 2015
In Pictures: Less than 48 hours after blast, reopened Erawan Shrine is the new Bangkok tourist hot-spot
Bangkok — Less than 48 hours after the Aug 17 bomb blast at the Erawan shrine, one of Bangkok’s most popular tourist spots has reopened and become an even bigger tourist attraction. Hundreds of tourists are converging at the shrine as well as the elevated walkway overlooking it to pray, make their offerings and just be photographed at the scene of the recent headlines. For those pondering cancelling a planned visit to Bangkok, take a look and think again. If seeing is believing, these pictures, taken at around 1500 hrs on Aug 19, are proof that everything is back to normal. Really!
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