The White Temple – Chiang Rai


Just south of Chiang Rai, off Highway 1, is one of the most amazing and stunning temples you will ever see in Thailand.  Officially called the Chapel of Wat Rong Khun, it is also referred to as "The White Temple". The temple is the idea of Mr. Chalermchai Kositpipat, one of Thailand’s most renowned artists, who wanted to build a temple all in white to signify the purity of Lord Buddha. The artist continues to puts his religious belief and desire to enrich Buddhism … [Read more...]

Updated: June 11, 2011 by admin