Top List To Do Chiang Rai

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With an abundance of temples, markets, cafes and side streets, you will be busy from morning until night in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Top Sights Chiang Rai & Temple Challenge

The Clock Tower – Landmark, meeting point, photo opportunity – a magnificent, kitschy, golden time keeper in the middle of a street. At night it is lit up with a light and sound show (7 pm, 8 pm & 9 pm). (Map)

Markets: 
Saturday Night Street Market (6 pm to 10 pm)– it is huge! (map)

Night Bazaar (6:30 pm to 11:00 pm) – more tourist oriented (map)

Central Market / Morning Market (5 am to 4 pm) – selling everything, local oriented (map)

Side streets & Mae Kok River – Nice place to walk to, main river in Chiang Rai

Dusit Island Resort – nice to stroll through, they have river views, gardens, grow their own herbs… (map)

Darun Aman Mosque – a new building combining Chinese and Islamic architecture (map)

Temple & Pagoda Challenge Tour *:
– Wat Phra Singha (map)
– Wat Phra Kaew / Kaeo (map)
– Wat Doi Ngam Muang (map)
– Wat Ming Muang (map)
– Wat Mung Muang (map)
– Wat Phra That Chedi Luang (map)
– Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong (map)
– Wat Huay Plakang 9 Tier Temple (map)
– Wat Jet-Yod (map)
– Wat Keereechai (map)
– Wat San Sai Luang (map)
– Wat San Sai Noi (map)
– Wat Rong Suea Ten (map)
– Wat Klang Wiang (map)
– Wat Rong Khun – The White Temple – a little out of town, accessible by bus or tuk tuk (map)

* Unfortunately, I got so caught up in the actual places, I forgot to document the temples properly. If anyone can HELP with the correct names of the properties, I would greatly appreciate it! Let me know corrections in the comments section below.


Links of Possible Interest:
→ Chiang Rai / Photos
.….⇒ Stay: Baan Siri Hotel
…..⇒ Eat: Baan Chivit Mai Bakery & Restaurant
…..⇒ Eat: Lumdee Cafe Restaurant
…..⇒ Eat: Sawaddee Restaurant
…..⇒ Sleeping Bus from Luang Prabang, Laos to Chiang Rai
…..⇒ Temple Challenge – are you up for it? Fun!

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