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Wat Rong Khun

| Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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“white temple” (657 reviews)
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| Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Final Fantasyesque art masterpiece is not to be missed for anyone visiting Chiang Rai and even Chiang Mai. Please try and get there as early as possible to avoid the hoards that come in the late morning / afternoon tours. It's very easy to...More

Thank Whitters80
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Please give yourself at least 1 hour to visit this whole place, as we late to white temple around 450pm we couldn't see more except the main white stunning temple. Temple close at 5pm be there punctual avoid disappointment. Entrance fee cost THB 50 per...More

Thank YYSen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gorgeous place was the main reason we detoured to Chiang Rai and it did not disappoint! However, it was raining when we visited which was a let down as the weather changes when it likes in northern Thailand. This still didn't put us off...More

Thank hiyaimjen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a tourist you must pay to enter, children and Thai will drop in free of charge. But apart from this, these places are to lose your breath. Both the big and the small were fascinated by this beautiful place! It's a must...More

Thank Siv K
Reviewed 1 week ago

a place you must visit if you make it all the way to Chiang Rai. and as if you only wanna stay in Chiang Mai, a long 3 hours is worth the time too. try to avoid mid day visit. it is so hot down...More

Thank vera h
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the temple a bit quick to see but the artists gallery was a lot more interesting. Shame about all the tacky commercial enterprises around it.

Thank omarbaghavi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, this isn't a temple. It is Ajarn Chalerm Chai, a Thai artist, lifelong works, a place he himself designed and built. His vision is tainted with buddhism and superstition. It is quite easy to follow, and won't disturb too much (contrary to Ajarn Tawan...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rows of tacky souvenir shops with their "made in china" souvenirs and row upon row of ATM machines says it all really - so sad.

Thank doddsmike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great example of the strong artistic community in Chiang Rai - Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple) is part temple, part art exhibit. Totally unconventional, - merging both the traditional and contemporary in terms of styles, form and function. A must-see when in Chiang...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Bhudda temple is unusual and unique in that its all white and is called the White Temple. It was designed by a famous Thai designer. You can spend an hour here. For females bring covering for legs and bare shoulders. Nice places to eat...More

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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
29 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.