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Wat Rong Khun - White Temple

A unique contemporary Buddhist temple in Northern Thailand, renowned for its striking, intricate white design and otherworldly artistry.

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Wat Rong Khun, better known as the White Temple, in Chiang Rai is a stunning temple and exhibition built to mimic a Buddhist temple. The private owner has grand plans for the White Temple, including a meditation center, art gallery, and living quarters for monks, however he doesn’t plan to complete all of this until 2070. But in whichever stage you visit the temple, it’s sure to impress with its familiarity to other Thai temples while being stark white. The result is a magnificent structure that will leave you speechless.

2 years ago

Consider this spot the twin sibling of #30 with a Thai twist. Wat Rong Khun, AKA the White Temple, is a privately-owned art exhibit in the style of a Buddhist temple. With its location in Thailand’s northern province, it draws plenty of visitors from the nearby city of Chiang Rai.  We would believe you if you told us it was built centuries ago, but turns out it was constructed in 1997. Either way, it’s an awesome place to take a stroll.

4 years ago

Consider this spot the twin sibling of #30 with a Thai twist. Wat Rong Khun, AKA the White Temple, is a privately-owned art exhibit in the style of a Buddhist temple. With its location in Thailand’s northern province, it draws plenty of visitors from the nearby city of Chiang Rai. We would believe you if you told us it was built centuries ago, but turns out it was constructed in 1997. Either way, it’s an awesome place to take a stroll. 33

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