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White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)

By Wilbur Suen

One of the most popular destinations in Chiang Rai is the White Temple, also known as Wat Rong Khun. You haven’t been to Chiang Rai if you did not pay a visit to Chiang Rai!


It’s uniquely different from the other buddhist temples which you can find in Thailand. White Temple is designed by a Thai artist, Khun Chalermchai Khositpipat.

You might be asking why is White Temple white? The white actually symbolises Buddha’s purity and wisdom.


Here’s Roger Wu from Hong Kong!


All around the complex, you can find sculptures. Here is a predator coming up from the ground!


This is the only golden building here and it’s also called “Golden Toilet”. The toilet is beautiful, I must say.


Walking through the bridge into the temple.


The bridge is so beautiful that you just have to take a photo.


You can also see mirrors which sparkle under the sun.


Look at the details!




Similiar to any other temple, you will need to dress appropriately in order to enter the premises.


Look at their traffic cones with predator heads!

Starting from October, foreigners will be charged an entrance fee of 50 Baht.


Taken with Fujifilm X-T10

[Chiang Rai] White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)

Wilbur Suen

Wilbur Suen

AroiMakMak.com is the brainchild of Wilbur Suen. He is based in Singapore but loves Bangkok so much that he keeps returning. He loves travelling, eating, technology and has high standards for them. In his free time, he will be sourcing for new places to visit so that he can document and share. Try to catch him in Bangkok eating local dishes, enjoying aromatherapy spa or chilling at a rooftop bar.

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