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553 Moo 3 | Rimkok, Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand
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All reviews white buddha under construction big buddha chinese style story pagoda chinese temple staircase leading goddess of mercy statue red roof three buildings views over the surrounding countryside religious symbols excellent temple sheer size walk up worth the climb impressive site
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We asked our guide to take us here as we saw the Lady Buddha from a great distance away and we wanted to have a closer look. The white Lady Buddha is impressive (modern),huge and spectacular against the blue skies. We climbed to the top...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 2 days ago

First sight of the giant white statue as you approach the site is very impressive. There are three main items on the small site. The 9 storey pagoda, the giant white statue and a white hall, all perched on hills. There is a small bus...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank anth0nyfrazer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled this attraction which was included in my package tour. In the writer's opinion, it was grand but not so impressive to me.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wilfred P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The huge Kuan Yin statue and the carvings of the dragons are extremely beautiful. Apparently, we are allowed to go all the way up to an observatory deck located at the Kuan Yin statue's eyes. Unfortunately, we were a little short of time and therefore...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dorinna T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very impressive site to visit, lots of steps and a small fee to enter the lift to take you to the top of the big lady. Really well presented, with saluting attendants and red carpets and the view from the top is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tommyC64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wat Huay Pla Kang is decorated in Lanna-Chinese style and is located on a mountain out of the town of Chiang Rai. It is a nine-storey golden pagoda. The whole architecture is colourful and glorious. A guided tour is recommended.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarlaColumna123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wat Huay Pla Kang - there is a is Big Budha, in Chiang Rai, Thailand 🇹🇭 Its amazing work, and peaceful atmosphere make you calm & relaxed. Its full of glittering white which gives you feeling of heaven. Trust me, I loved it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SolowandererRR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can check off three temples here a one time. They are all very different from each other so time well spent

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank susanwQ9215GN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent temple with great views. Highly suggest anyone visiting Chiang Rai to Go. You can see two main sights, one octagonal building and the statue of goddess of mercy perched on a hill next to it. Both are a bit of a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DTC8898
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this sight by accident, while out cycling one day. It wasn't in any of the 'must see' places for tourists. Can't understand why not! What a magnificent structure. You can go inside the huge statue and get a lift up to see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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raerae115
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Response from thai-claudio | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the elevator in the Shiva statue is open from 10am to 6pm. The Chinese temple next door a little longer. Entrance fee is 40 Bht for foreigners, locals pay half.
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