Chiang Rai Travel Guide: Explore the Weird and Wonderful

Thailand, Chiang Rai Guide (B): Chiang Rai Travel Guide: Explore the Weird and Wonderful

As we found out while visiting, Chiang Rai province is fast becoming a fantastic destination for those wanting a more chilled vibe but still with lots of attractions in and around the city to be explored as this Chiang Rai travel guide will reveal.

Located in the far north of Thailand, Chiang Rai often gets overlooked by travellers due to its more prominent brother to the south, Chiang Mai.

Chiang Rai city should also be considered by those travellers who are looking for a direct access to Thai – Laos border. Rest assured we will tell you all about how to cross that too in this Chiang Rai travel guide.

First up in this Chiang Rai travel guide is Wat Rong Khun. This temple is the weirdest thing we’ve seen in Thailand, there’s nothing quite like it in the whole country. Sitting just to the south of Chiang Rai the dazzling White Temple is hard to miss.

The artist Chalermchai Kositpipat spent well over $1 million of his own money into creating this intricate piece of architecture and it’s quite unlike any other temples in Thailand. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Chiang Rai Travel Guide: Explore the Weird and Wonderful
Guide Location: Thailand » Chiang Rai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Charlie Stamp
Read it on author's website: https://maptrotting.com/chiang-rai-travel-guide-thailand/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • White Temple
  • The Black House
  • Wat Huay Plakang 9 Tier Temple
  • Choui Fong Tea Plantation
  • Chivit Thamma Da Coffee House
  • Ann’s Thai cooking class