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Wat Rong Khun

| Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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“white temple” (666 reviews)
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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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4 April 2017|
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
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
21 February 2017|
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Response from rarerose333 | Reviewed this property |
I took the blue bus for 20Bath to Wat Rong Khun.