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The ancient city of Chiang Rai is filled with historical and cultural sights that will leave you in awe. Visit the iconic White Temple also known as Wat Rong Khun. The intricate details of this temple is a spectacular sight not to be missed. Drop by the Black House and admire the gothic architecture surrounding the home and studio of the late renowned Thai artist, Thawan Duchanee. Explore the Mae Fah Luang Garden and marvel at the wide variety of flora surrounding the area. And, while you're there – don't leave without trying a Burmese inspired Thai dish unique to this area – Khao Soi!

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10 May MON 35° 23°
11 May TUE 36° 24°
12 May WED 36° 25°
13 May THU 38° 25°
14 May FRI 38° 25°
15 May SAT 39° 26°
16 May SUN 40° 27°

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If you're looking for a quick escape from the city, head to Chiang Rai in Thailand's north. Just a 1 hour flight away from Bangkok, get ready to immerse in the diverse Thai culture and see the impressive White Temple! Read on to find out more.

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About Chiang Rai

The ancient city of Chiang Rai is filled with historical and cultural sights that will leave you in awe. Visit the iconic White Temple also known as Wat Rong Khun. The intricate details of this temple is a spectacular sight not to be missed. Drop by the Black House and admire the gothic architecture surrounding the home and studio of the late renowned Thai artist, Thawan Duchanee. Explore the Mae Fah Luang Garden and marvel at the wide variety of flora surrounding the area.


And, while you're there – don't leave without trying a Burmese inspired Thai dish unique to this area – Khao Soi!

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Local weather

  • DEC - FEB
    33° 12°

  • MAR - MAY
    36° 19°

  • JUN - AUG
    32° 21°

  • SEP - NOV
    30° 19°

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +07:00

  • Currency
    Thai Baht

    1USD = 31.04THB

  • Best time to visit
    • DEC - JAN

      Chiang Rai Flower Festival

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