Attractions In Chiang Rai

White Temple (Wat RongKhun)

Wat RongKhun or White Temple is a very popular destination for both Thai and international tourists. It has unique beauty and is different from the other temples in Thailand. It was designed by the famous National  Artist Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat. His inspiration to build this temple are nation, religion and the king. The construction started in 1998 and is expected to be completed in 2008. In addition, there is a gallery nearby exhibiting his paintings. To get there from the city of Chiangrai, drive north along Asia Highway.

How to get there
Wat RongKhun is approximately 15 kms away from Chiangrai downtown. Accessible by bus, song-taew or car.

Opening Hours

Daily from 06:30 am. - 06:00 pm.


Tel. 0 5367 3579

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