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Address: | Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Wat Rong Khun in Thailand's north most province of Chiang Rai is the work of the famous Thai artist Chalermchai Kositipat. Near the ticket office is a life size cutout of... read more

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Rayong, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wat Rong Khun in Thailand's north most province of Chiang Rai is the work of the famous Thai artist Chalermchai Kositipat. Near the ticket office is a life size cutout of Chalermchai and I had my photograph taken with it and posted it on Facebook. The cutout is so life like that I received many "likes" from friends who did... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is quite a spectacular building and Temple but is very obviously brand new and specifically built as a tourist attraction. There is n doubt that the place is trying to be a Disneyland of Asia and that detracts from the other ancient Temples for me.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best temple I've seen in Thailand. Absolutely breathtaking. Interesting architectural design. Note, Please respect Thai culture in this area

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Gran Canaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best temple I've seen in many months of travelling. I went back next day to see it again. It is absolutely beautiful and entry fee of only 50B is incredible too.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are some really interesting temple designs here, oft done in white but with some contrasting gold, which made for great pictures and viewing. The creator may have some vanity issues...I remember seeing a life sized cutout of him done in a fashion that struck me as strange, as well as his having an odd relationship with contemporary cultural figures... More 

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Thank Shombol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is fascinating in that its so unusual and so different to any other temple in Thailand. It was designed by an artist, and is all white hence the nickname 'the white temple'. Inside is amazingly modern and it's all beautiful although not particularly big or much else to see. There is a free art exhibition and information about... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Usually temples are gold plated but this is one unique pure white temple that stood out. The carvings on the walls and floors are very exquisite. You will walk through a path surrounded by hands from hell and slowly ascend into the shrine hall symbolizing you have ascend from hell realm to heaven realm. This is a popular tourist spot... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful and a must see. We highly recommend to stay in Chiang Rai and visit from there. The drive from Chiang Mai for a one day tour is far too long and Chiang Rai is a very nice place to be for some days.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tuk tuk out there and I would not advise doing that--too many cars nearby going too fast--but DO go! It's a fascinating blend of the religious structures and the fantastic. You look at something that you think is pretty similar to every temple you have seen in Thailand, and when you look closely you may find a... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous temple. Unfortunately I arrived just before closing. So I didn't get to look around much. Also be warned, they are very strict about touching anything. If you are careless, be prepared to be yelled at.

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