CHIANG RAI ATTRACTIONS

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WAT LONG KHUN (WHITE TEMPLE)

Place : Wat Rong Khun (White Temple)

Location : Chiang Rai Province

Open Hour : 08:30 am. - 15:30 pm.

Descriptions : The White Temple (Know as the White Temple) Located 13 km south of Chiang Rai Province, it’s one of the most famous place to visit in Northern Thailand. This beautiful temple is the work of a Thai painter and architect, Chalermchai Kositpipat. He built the temple on his own funds.

RESTRICTIONS : No short sleeves, No mini skirts, No short pants,
                       No backless clothing, No sleepers, Open shoes.

WAT RONG SUEA TEN (BLUE TEMPLE)

Place : Wat Rong Suea Ten (Blue Temple)
Location : Mae Kong River side, Chiang Rai Province

Open Hours : 08:30 am. - 15:30 pm.

Descriptions : Wat Rong Suea Ten (known as the Blue Temple) is located outside the city to the north on the other side of the Mae Kok River.  A wonderful piece of architecture, the temple is exquisitely designed and full of Buddhist imagery, with the gigantic white Buddha being particularly magnificent.

RESTRICTIONS : No short sleeves, No mini skirts, No short pants,
                       No backless clothing, No sleepers, Open shoes.

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WAT PHRA KAEW

(TEMPLE OF THE EMERALD BUDDHA)

Place : Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)
Location : Chiang Rai Province

Open Hours : 08:30 am. - 15:30 pm.

Descriptions : Wat Phra Kaeo is famous throughout the country as the temple in which the legendary Emerald Buddha statue was discovered when lightning destroyed its chedi in 1434. While the original Buddha is now located in Bangkok, there is a lovely replica here and some fantastic murals that coat the inside of the temple.

RESTRICTIONS : No short sleeves, No mini skirts, No short pants,
                       No backless clothing, No sleepers, Open shoes.

 

CHIANG RAI ATTRACTIONS

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THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE

Place : The Golden Triangle
Location : Chiang Rai Province
Open Hours : -

Descriptions :  The Golden Triangle (Saam Liam Thong Kham) is in Chiang Rai Province, in the far north of Thailand. The English name comes from the meeting of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand. It is 9 kilometers north of Chiang Saen along the Mekong riverside road. Sop Ruak is the place where Mekong River, the border between Thailand and Laos, meets Ruak River, the border between Thailand and Myanmar. In the past, Golden Triangle was the world's large source of drug trafficking owing to its privileged location attached to many countries. 

BAAN DAM MUSEUM

Place : Baan Dam Museum

Location : Chiang Rai Province

Open Hours : 08:00 am. - 17:00 pm.

Description : With over 40 interesting and impressive structures, the Baan Dam Museum is often mistaken for a temple and is definitely worth visiting if you’re in Chiang Rai. Designed by Thai artist Thawan Duchanee, the displays are an intriguing mix of traditional and contemporary styles, with many of them being provocative yet thought-provoking. Bizarre to gaze upon, the interiors are full of animal skins, bones, and skulls. Duchanee’s work is often considered to be controversial by conservative Thais, and death features prominently throughout the museum.

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MAE SAI (MAESAI)

Place : Mae Sai (Maesai)
Location : Northernmost town, Chiang Rai Province

Open Hour : -

Descriptions : The northernmost town in Thailand, and one of the few official crossings to Myanmar, Mae Sai (Maesai) is an ideal starting point for tours of the Golden Triangle. The Mae Sai valley is in Chiang Rai province, and the busy border town at its heart is in a hilly location on cliffs bordering the Mae Nam Sai river. Take a walk around the hilly town to visit Wat Phra That Doi Wao for views into Myanmar from the temple. Being a busy border town, Mae Sai has plenty of accommodation, food stalls and restaurants. Shops here sell Burmese lacquerware, gems and jade.

 

CHIANG RAI ATTRACTIONS

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WAT HUAY PLA KUNG

Place : Wat Huay Pla Kung

Location : Chiang Rai Province
Open Hours : -

Descriptions : Wat Huay Pla Kung is actually a huge statue representing Guan Yin, the doddes of compassion and not the Buddha. The statue is however often referred to as “the Big Buddha”. Wat Huay Pla Kung, the site with a beautiful white temple and a large pagoda.

DOI MAE SALONG

Place : Doi Mae Salong

Location : Chiang Rai Province
Open Hours : -

Descriptions : Amid the rolling peaks of the Daen Lao Rang mountains, Doi Mae Salong is the gateway to some of Northern Thailand’s most scenic landscapes. The village of Mae Salong is known for its rich Chinese heritage, while the surrounding highlands abound with jungle-clad slopes, hillside tea plantations, and ethnic minority villages.

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MAE SAI (MAESAI)

Place : Mae Sai (Maesai)
Location : Northernmost town, Chiang Rai Province

Open Hour : -

Descriptions : The northernmost town in Thailand, and one of the few official crossings to Myanmar, Mae Sai (Maesai) is an ideal starting point for tours of the Golden Triangle. The Mae Sai valley is in Chiang Rai province, and the busy border town at its heart is in a hilly location on cliffs bordering the Mae Nam Sai river. Take a walk around the hilly town to visit Wat Phra That Doi Wao for views into Myanmar from the temple. Being a busy border town, Mae Sai has plenty of accommodation, food stalls and restaurants. Shops here sell Burmese lacquerware, gems and jade.