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Address: | Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Modern fabulous temple

Very nice modern temple, created by "thai Antonio Gaudi". Beautiful pictures, made inside, but not allowed to be photoed. Temple is small and short-time to visit, but definitely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
Ирина Ш
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very nice modern temple, created by "thai Antonio Gaudi". Beautiful pictures, made inside, but not allowed to be photoed. Temple is small and short-time to visit, but definitely worth. Entrance is free. Come in the morning to avoid tourists groups. Working time is 8.00 - 17.00, weekends 8.00 - 17.30. Dress-code required (as usual to buddhist temples - covered legs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a beautiful temple, created by an artist, and open to the public with free admission. It is a short drive south on Highway 1 from Chiang Rai with plenty of free parking. Whilst the temple itself is stunning, the rest of the grounds are also worth spending time to explore. There is also a gallery displaying the artists'... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Crowded with lots of tourists ... but it does not diminish the beauty of the unique temple with unconventional sculptures

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Looks angelic, but there is a dark side to this place if you look close. Great contrast to other temples in Thailand

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It's not a real temple. It's just the so-called art created by a man whose pictures are everywhere. In my personal opinion, the white temple is horrible, it is against buddhism principle to show off. This place is an artificial tourist attraction. There are shops everywhere and all buses stop here for no reason without being asked. We took a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The temple is one of the most beautiful temples I've seen in Thailand. The detailed statues are a pleasure for the eye, however it can be very crowdy while you're walking on the bridge. It definitely is one of the highlights of Chiang Rai.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Last time I visited the Temple was about 12 years ago when I met the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat a wonderful happy man who was working on the inside of the Temple at the time. There was nothing but the Temple then now, wow!!!! It's like a mini city but having said that still amazing we loved it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Contemporary and outrageously ornate, this impression will stay with you. An ongoing project this won't be completed until 2070 so plan to revisit to see its progress. The intricacy and detail is breathtaking, and the transition from the hell of false gods to the heaven and Buddha is inspired. Look carefully at the detail of the mural inside the temple,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This way is a work of art in itself made and painted by a famous thai artist. There are modern Buddhist cultural paintings inside as well as as a museum showcasing more of his art. The building and grounds are stunning, with the exciton of the tour groups (Chinese when I was there) who were yelling across the sacred temple... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It took us about an hour in the queue to get in, but the outside is probably more interesting. Don't miss the art shop and the heaps of souvenir shops

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