Thailand’s renowned sacred temples, or “wats,” are exquisite cultural and spiritual landmarks. Their intricate designs, vibrant artworks, and sculpted Buddha statues captivate visitors. 

In Chiang Mai

  1. Wat Phra Singh: Known for its beautiful Lanna-style architecture, this temple houses the revered Phra Singh Buddha image.

  2. Wat Chedi Luang: Once home to the Emerald Buddha, this temple boasts a towering chedi and intricate stone carvings.

  3. Wat Phan Tao: Famous for its unique teak wood construction, this temple offers a serene and peaceful atmosphere.

  4. Wat Umong: A tranquil forest temple with ancient tunnels and stunning murals, perfect for meditation and relaxation.

  5. Wat Suan Dok: This temple features a large open-air assembly hall and is known for its royal burial grounds.


In Chiang Rai

  1. Wat Rong Khun (White Temple): A modern masterpiece with its white facade and intricate mirror-like details, offering a surreal experience.
  2. Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha): A historical temple, once home to the revered Emerald Buddha, with ornate decorations and beautiful murals.
  3. Wat Rong Suea Ten (Blue Temple): A unique and striking temple with blue hues and elaborate decorations.
  4. Wat Huay Pla Kang: Impressive giant statue of the Goddess of Mercy (Guanyin) overlooking Chiang Rai, with a striking and colorful pagoda.
  5. Wat Klang Wiang: A charming and traditional temple located in the heart of Chiang Rai’s old city, featuring a stunning golden chedi.