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“thai kingdom”(3 reviews)
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Phahon Yothin Rd, Chiang Rai, Thailand
+66 60 002 4170
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the kind of place that you stop and take a closer look at if you happen to be walking past. Chances are that if you like to get out and explore, you’ll probably see the King Mengrai Monument when you’re out and about....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Saul_True
Reviewed 7 December 2018

I walked past this place on my way to the OK craft beer place. It's a nice place. Worth the visit. As other people have said, early morning or just as the sun is setting is a good time to be here. Just be careful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dean S
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It is simply a monument of great founder of Chiang Rai. Located in the middle of chiang rai town, you can easily see this monument everytime you are in town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MuhammadK2053
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Always busy, lovely to look at we past it everyday and its amazing at night people always worshiping and praying.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Megan-louise S
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Next to the big statue beautiful to see especially during the tulip festival, you will be surprised to find a small trolley that will do a 2 hours tour of some interesting place of the town, the museum of the Royal carriage for example or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank corrapaola
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Built commemorating the founder of Chiang Rai, many tourists visit daily, whether to say a prayer or simply take a photo, best to visit early morning or late evening as it is cooler then, great photo opportunities

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Monument seems to be a landmark in town. Was relatively quiet during the day time i visited. There is free city tour behind the monument of which there is a tourist information counter. It was an interesting tour that was conducted only in Thai. Overseas...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank exr_xinrong
Reviewed 23 August 2018

King Mengrai monument is the spiritual heart of Chiang Rai, ... This life-size monument is dedicated to King Mengrai the Great ( 1262-1311), founder of the kingdom of Lanna. He founded the first capital in Chiang Saen (1262) before moving to the west bank of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Rather large statue commemorating the founder of Chiang Rai. Loved the different animals at the base. Wish I'd read these reviews first as I'd have loved the free tour!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This memorial statue is of King Mengrai who founded Chiang Rai and subsequently Chiang Mai. I would say yes, at least to history buffs, take a moment to check it out.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Terry C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Suzanna It is situated in the histrorical park, the nearest entrance is the Kamphaenghak Gate which is next to where you buy your ticket to access the park. As you enter the Mengrai Monument is located on the right hand... More