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All reviews white buddha under construction chinese style chinese temple story pagoda big buddha wooden statues goddess of mercy statue views over the surrounding countryside walk up tuk tuk beautiful temple chiang rai city the main road northern thailand tier 6km
This temple has 9 different tiers or levels and is well worth the effort to go see it and well worth the climb up the different levels as they get increasingly smaller in size. Each level is different and thought provoking.
Wrongly known as Chiang Rai's Big Buddha for its large white statue, which is actually a representation of Guanyin the goddess of Compassion, Wat Huay Pla Kung is a fairly recent temple.
The Chinese Name Guanyin, short for Guanshiyin, means "The One Who perceived The...More
You must stop here. The temple is a little eclipsed by the big Buddha. But the temple is absolutely incredible. The is by far the most beautiful Buddhist temple I have every seen. Far superior to Wat Rong Khun.
The Wat itself is lovely, and very photogenic. There is a large Buddha beside it sporting some red lipstick which was interesting. 111 stairs take you to the Buddha but there is also a bus. There are quite a lot of statues surrounding this which...More
The big Buddha and pagoda are a must visit while in Chiang Rai.
An inspiring pagoda and the amazing Buddha, is definitely a place if you would like to experience beauty, magnificent views and appreciate the structures. You need a couple of hours to walk...More
This is a nice place with a good vibe. Well worth the effort to go. Free Lunch provided and well organised. Child friendly but not a great place for elderly (too many hills and stairs). Beautiful scenery and cool breezes surround this place.