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Wat Rong Khun

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Lahaul-Spiti | Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited it for the second time since we live in Thailand and it is always a magical place The first time we meat the artist that created it Mr. Chalermchai Kositpipat and we spent some tome with him to chat about his creation at...More

Thank corrapaola
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the white temple this morning and it was truly stunning. Well worth it, merely a 20min ride out of town and the exterior was beautiful and made for some great shots (note my recommendations for getting there early below). It cost only...More

1  Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

even this place open for a long time, development never stop, every time you go you will see new things, progress, you can even have a chance to see his painting for free!.

Thank Pitakthai M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wat Rong Khun is a glittering example of modern Buddhist wat development. It is more museum than most Thai wats and simply a must see. It is best appreciated on a sunny day when its reflective surfaces and white surroundings truly shimmer. the artistry with...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 5 days ago

a must see, inside the temple you will be amased by the paintings , when you see it in real it is more impressive than on a picture or you tube

1  Thank Patty F
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're not planning on heading to Chiang Rai, I would still advise this as an "incontournable" since it definitely worth the detour. Wat Rong Khun is a marvel to witness, not because of it's very humble size, but for the art, the architecture, the...More

1  Thank Fred G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

before 9 is ideal, not scorching hot and easy to capture photos without being bombarded. incredibly beautiful temple. please dress appropriately: women shoulders and knees covered. they will give you plastic bags to remove your shoes upon entering. checkout the bathrooms and prayer trees while...More

2  Thank martine g
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing amazing amazing! one of the most unique temples i have ever seen. definitely worth seeing when you are in town

1  Thank Gladys F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been on our bucket list for a while and after reading online about the murals in the temple etc we were super excited to visit. The place gets pretty busy- I would suggest heading there early morning if possible as the tourist buses...More

1  Thank katie b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have seen photographs I expected another hyped up tourist site.I was struck on arrival with the beauty,serenity of this place.The sculptures,statues and paintings need time to appreciate. It attracts lots of tourists but there is areas where you can have all the space.What surprised me...More

1  Thank Herdeep S
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yamor29
6 July 2018|
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Response from nannup | Reviewed this property |
To enter the temple you must have shoulders and knees covered. Although it is privately owned it is respected as a sacred place.
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Bici P
16 June 2018|
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Response from Annie_Wanderluster | Reviewed this property |
It also depends on the weather. If it is raining in that evening, then maybe the place closes earlier.
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travelbuggers99
16 May 2018|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
I was a part of a tour group and they purchased tickets for us. It did not appear that anyone could get in to the main temple area without a ticket. However you can walk up to the the ticket booth and take photos of the... More
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