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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to the White Temple today. It is a very strange site and that may be an understatement. Inside the White Temple itself, it was quite strange to see images or characters from films depicted on the walls (think The Matrix, Kung Fu Panda,...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This temple is unique. If you are staying in Chiang Mia make the time to come and see it. Entering through the depiction of Hell, you will see hands reaching up from the underworld before you cross the bridge and enter the actual temple. It’s...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...which of course includes myself, made for not the most pleasant experience. Groups of people talking loudly, angling for selfies, and just the carnival-like vibe detracted from my visit. Then again, I guess that is why it was built in the first place.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing! An 'art installation/ temple' that I could have spent hours waking around and admiring! Something different everywhere you look, many pop culture references everywhere you look.

Thank Rhi C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we hired some bikes and cycled the 12k to this place over good roads. the temple is great, really unusual and definately worth a visit.. it is free to walk arround the exteriors and only 50 baht if you wish to enter to see the...More

Thank paul r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wat Rong Khun is something out of a dream! If I could design my own home it would end up looking something like this. The exterior displays sculptures that are macabre yet wonderfully playful. As you enter there are even skulls molded into the traffic...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the White Temple several times over the last 5 years and it remains one of Thailand's most spectacular, famous wats! Easily accessible from the main highway going into Chiang Rai and located only about 10 kilometers from the city. We discovered that...More

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the end of the 20th century, the original Wat Rong Khun was an old temple that was falling apart and there was no money to restore it. A renowned Thai artist, Chalermchai Kositpipat, then proposed to renovate it completely with his own money to...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel from Chiangmai with a private driver . We left chaingmai at 7:00am we visited hot spring, white temples, long neck villages and the Golden Triangle with boat ride across to Loas . There were 5 of us. The car has 2back rows and...More

Thank Terryph
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

ve just been to visit and have to say it so worth while. Amazing design and architecture. I was amazed by the paintings inside depicting modern society and the false devils we worship. Easy to get to. Blue bus from the bus terminal in Chang...More

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6 July 2018|
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Response from nannup | Reviewed this property |
To enter the temple you must have shoulders and knees covered. Although it is privately owned it is respected as a sacred place.
Bici P
16 June 2018|
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Response from Annie_Wanderluster | Reviewed this property |
It also depends on the weather. If it is raining in that evening, then maybe the place closes earlier.
16 May 2018|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
I was a part of a tour group and they purchased tickets for us. It did not appear that anyone could get in to the main temple area without a ticket. However you can walk up to the the ticket booth and take photos of the... More