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Beautiful Northern Thai style temple. The temple is not too big and not overly crowded when I went. I was able to pray to the emerald buddha. There was also a lot of turtles in the pond nearby. There's even a mini-museum with old arts...More
Yes, Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok is very impressive but did you know the actual emerald buddha was discovered HERE over 600 years ago???
As you can see in one of my pictures, there is a great deal of how far the emerald buddha has...More
beautiful traditional Lanna art style monastery.
currently, the monastery has been promoted as one of the famous tourist attraction spot in Chiang Rai.
the place was well maintained, clean and tidiness.
worth for visiting place.
Fascinating temple that was the original home of the Emerald Buddha that now resides in the Royal Palace in Bangkok. The main attraction is the main temple. Pick up the informational cards inside the temple to learn more about the murals painted on the walls...More
Went with the Free 9 temples tour from the City Hall and was able to visit the museum at a short period of time. Unfortunately, unable to go around the temple buildings since the tour was limited of time.
We visited here as part of our tour around Chiang Rai and its surroundings through Chai Machete tours. An absolutely beautiful temple, and it was interesting to be there to hear the monks singing.
Very peaceful - and without the crowds you see at the...More
After following the story of the emerald Buddha across Thailand (Bangkok, Chiang Mai and now Chiang Rai) it felt good to complete its story as it is a very important Buddhist relic. The temple is beautiful and well looked after and is a working monetary...More
a real Buddhist temple experience that other temples doesn't have
1. beautiful garden with exotic collections of orchids (with names) plus the bewildering CANNON BALL TREE that looks like a crossbreed between coconut and an orchid
2. clean, friendly staff and amazing ambience