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City Pillar Shrine City Pillar Shrine
Thanon Phiphitphakdi, in front of the City Hall, Amphoe Mueang, Yala
The City Pillar Shrine is the heart of Yala province, and is located in front of City Hall. His Majesty the King graciously bestowed upon the province the tip of the pillar in 1962.The shrine houses the City Pillar, made of the aromatic cassia heartwood. The pillar is 50 centimeters tall, with a base circumference of over 1 meter, tapering to a 90 centimeter-wide top. The finial features the four faces of Brahma and a flame. The shrine is surrounded by a shady public park where a celebratory fair is held annually to homage to the City Pillar spirit at the end of May-beginning of June.
The shrine is located on Phipit Phakdi Road.