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Wat Rong Khun

| Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
0-5367-3579-0-5367-3967-0-5367-3539
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| Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

The white temple could be seen as a mixture of Lord of the Rings, Hollywood, and a wedding cake. It does not feel Buddhist but its certainly a sight to see. Some parts are glittering white other gilded. It appears to be the work of...More

1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stopped by the white temple on our way from Chiang Mai to the golden triangle. It was a welcome stop to break the journey. It quickly went from a "since it is on the way" thing to a "wow" thing. Stunningly beautiful, incredible work...More

Thank HappyBingo
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Beautiful, fairytale-like temple. An artistic masterpiece. Even if you think you've seen enough temples in Asia; you need to see this when you visit the north of Thailand!

1  Thank Monique_nl2014
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I was not looking for deluxe accommodations on my visit to Chang Rai, but I found much better than expected at this CondoHotel booked thru Air B&B for $20.00 per night. The hotel had a nice affordable European style restaurant in the lobby. I was...More

Thank dweezledi
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Wat Rong Khun is really more of an art installation than a temple (though you still must remove your shoes!) The exterior is simply stunning, though it's a bit smaller than I expected. We got there at around 11am and we were worried we would...More

1  Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I don't know what else to say. It was amazing. Would go again. Interesting mix between Buddhism and pop culture.

Thank See J
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Free admission to get in but would be nice if you help to buy food and souvenirs to help the temple pay some cost :-) This is place you must see in Chiangrai

Thank DGFG81
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a Lanna unique architecture temple, call White Temple by local, you should not miss if you are in Chiang Rai.No entrance fee , alll beautiful architecture you won't see in any place in Thailand

Thank William H
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The place is gorgeous! Only thing I didn't like was the loud speaker message shouted out at people as they tried to stop and take pictures at the bridge entryway. I can see doing this with hundreds lined up to cross but there were only...More

Thank Raoul L
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This temple also called White Temple. A must to see. The architecture of this temple is so cool and simple amazing. Even the toilet is awesome. Definitely a place not to be missed when in Chiang Mai.

Thank HapiTraveller62
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Arturo P
4 April 2017|
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
The White temple is not at Chiang Mai its at Chiang Rai a little over 3 hours away. I would recommend you take the government bus to Chiang Rai and from there take a taxi. The government bus has 3 classes, take the highest... More
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Itazura
30 March 2017|
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Response from Douglas N | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure of the pre-history of the white temple location. I believe it is a actual temple. You are required to cover up, remove shoes and hats like all the other wats we visited The place is not finished yet. They are... More
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Boxerlime
21 February 2017|
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Response from rarerose333 | Reviewed this property |
I took the blue bus for 20Bath to Wat Rong Khun.
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