Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple)

Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple)

Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple)
4.5
Points of Interest & LandmarksReligious Sites
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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  • Frederika1234
    Nice, France40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Blue Temple in Chiang Rai
    After visiting the white temple, I was also amazed by the deep blue color and gold temple. It is a small temple with beautiful sculptures. It is quick to visit but really worth it if you are in Chiang Rai.
    Visited December 2022
    Written 5 August 2023
  • Uncut
    Neusaess, Germany46 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A somewhat different temple for a change.
    Located unexpected within a side street in the city shines the blue temple towards you. There is no entrance fee and it is a nice change towards usual temples in Thailand. Dress code outside is not necessary, but recommended for the temple to dress politely. This has not been enforced strictly while we were there, though. All in all, great visit when in Chiang Rai.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 August 2023
  • Soumen C
    Kolkata (Calcutta), India268 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice temple
    You will have an underwhelming feeling particularly if you visit this place after the White temple. However, I quite liked the place. It was not very crowded. The temple and other statues are nice. The blue tone makes it a little unique.
    Visited October 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 September 2023
  • FoodTraveler_theworld
    Bangkok, Thailand3,682 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Splendid & unique blue temple in Chiengrai.
    Unique stunning blue temple makes this place attractive for tourists and local people. Also, it is one of popular scene in social media where you may always see. However, please dress properly without short sleeves shirt or short skirt in order to pay respect to Buddha and Buddhism. No entrance fee and convenient parking.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 October 2023
  • samaadeleb
    Leeds, United Kingdom43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Blue Temple trip
    Beautiful temple well worth a visit. Local food stalls and a small bazar, be careful with shoes as the rules differ by temple. Nice coffee shop opposite main gate (bike coffee)for the trip if you are on the road.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 18 November 2023
  • VeganMadeEasy
    Glen Ellyn, Illinois2,169 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing
    Fascinating to see the many details. Heaven on one and hell on the other side symbolized! No entrance fee. A little strange that cars are driving through. The tour buses right in front of the entrance could have looked for a different spot. The story about Buddha’s life inside the temple is well illustrated. All in all well worth the visit!
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 January 2024
  • James I
    New York City, New York576 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do Not Ignore
    While the white temple seems to be the most popular pd the major Chiang Rai attractions, the blue temple may appeal to some people even more. The mix of the different blues, accented by the golden details is eye catching and makes for some very artistic displays here. Plenty of opportunities for great photos. Like the white temple, I was a little disappointed to see the building material here being a plaster type mix applied to a wire mesh. This is not durable and there were many spots it was crumbling and cracking from being touched. Again, definitely still worth the trip especially when these temples are located not too far from one another.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 February 2024
  • kwanjai206
    Snoqualmie, Washington855 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Blue temple!
    Beautiful temple! Grounds were beautiful and clean. I especially liked the structure in the back that was still under construction because it wasn’t all blue, so it was a nice contrast to see. Before going in to the main temple, you will need to take off your shoes and there are shoe cubbies outside you can put your shoes in. There’s some shopping for souvenirs and snacks and drinks you can buy outside as well. I think this temple is very much still under the radar because there weren’t very many people here compared to some of the other places we’ve been. No entrance fee here. Bathrooms were clean and they ask for donations to help keep the bathrooms clean. 5 or 10 baht will do. Pretty standard for a lot of temples we visited on our trip. No toilet paper but regular toilets here.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 March 2024
  • macedonboy
    Glasgow, United Kingdom185,119 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Blue Thai Neo-Traditional Temple
    Named for the predominant colour of the temple which is blue and gold, the artist has created an awe inspiring place with not just a temple but artworks too. The entrance has two guardians at the front as is normal in Thai temples, but there were very friendly looking guardians. The main temple has beautiful murals of the life of the Buddha, while the high altar a giant statue of Buddha in white and is mesmerising against the blue background. The temple grounds. Also has a museum about the history of the temple and various artworks created by the artist. The steps up to the museum alone is worth the walk because of all the statues that adorn the staircase.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 April 2024
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Named for the predominant colour of the temple which is blue and gold, the artist has created an awe inspiring place with not just a temple but artworks too. The entrance has two guardians at the front as is normal in Thai temples, but there were very friendly looking guardians. The main temple has beautiful murals of the life of the Buddha, while the high altar a giant statue of Buddha in white and is mesmerising against the blue background. The temple grounds. Also has a museum about the history of the temple and various artworks created by the artist. The steps up to the museum alone is worth the walk because of all the statues that adorn the staircase.
Written 17 April 2024
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Jeffrey P
Boston, MA230 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
The Blue temple, formally known as Wat Rong Seua Ten, is a Buddhist temple known for its distinctive bright azure blue color scheme covering the main temple buildings and grounds. The inside has all sorts of blue themed mosaics and paintings that make for a really vibrant viewing experience.
Written 14 April 2024
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kwanjai206
Snoqualmie, WA855 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Beautiful temple! Grounds were beautiful and clean. I especially liked the structure in the back that was still under construction because it wasn’t all blue, so it was a nice contrast to see. Before going in to the main temple, you will need to take off your shoes and there are shoe cubbies outside you can put your shoes in. There’s some shopping for souvenirs and snacks and drinks you can buy outside as well. I think this temple is very much still under the radar because there weren’t very many people here compared to some of the other places we’ve been. No entrance fee here.

Bathrooms were clean and they ask for donations to help keep the bathrooms clean. 5 or 10 baht will do. Pretty standard for a lot of temples we visited on our trip. No toilet paper but regular toilets here.
Written 5 March 2024
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James I
New York City, NY576 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
While the white temple seems to be the most popular pd the major Chiang Rai attractions, the blue temple may appeal to some people even more. The mix of the different blues, accented by the golden details is eye catching and makes for some very artistic displays here. Plenty of opportunities for great photos. Like the white temple, I was a little disappointed to see the building material here being a plaster type mix applied to a wire mesh. This is not durable and there were many spots it was crumbling and cracking from being touched. Again, definitely still worth the trip especially when these temples are located not too far from one another.
Written 25 February 2024
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Yann Renaud
Switzerland824 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Like White Temple, this is a very modern temple, built less than 10 years ago. This creates a very artificial atmosphere, which is not what I expect from a temple.
Written 26 January 2024
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ClunkNebbermorth
Cardiff, UK473 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
As you might expect, it's nearly all blue. Quie impressive and worth a visit for it's uniqeness. A nice contrast to the white temple!
Written 18 January 2024
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panda_rouge
Singapore, Singapore52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Beautiful to walk through and look around. Lovely architecture and craftsmanship, fine painting inside as well. Not as big as the White Temple but is a nice contrast to it and admirable in its own right.
Written 9 January 2024
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VeganMadeEasy
Glen Ellyn, IL2,169 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Fascinating to see the many details. Heaven on one and hell on the other side symbolized! No entrance fee. A little strange that cars are driving through. The tour buses right in front of the entrance could have looked for a different spot.

The story about Buddha’s life inside the temple is well illustrated. All in all well worth the visit!
Written 6 January 2024
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samaadeleb
Leeds, UK43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Beautiful temple well worth a visit.
Local food stalls and a small bazar, be careful with shoes as the rules differ by temple. Nice coffee shop opposite main gate (bike coffee)for the trip if you are on the road.
Written 18 November 2023
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FoodTraveler_theworld
Bangkok, Thailand3,682 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Unique stunning blue temple makes this place attractive for tourists and local people. Also, it is one of popular scene in social media where you may always see. However, please dress properly without short sleeves shirt or short skirt in order to pay respect to Buddha and Buddhism. No entrance fee and convenient parking.
Written 21 October 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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