Sights & Attractions
Chiang RaiOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 08.00 - 17.00
Doi Tung Mountain, Amphoe Mae Fa Luang, Chiang Rai
Category : Temple
Attraction Details :
Perhaps the best known attraction in Doi Tung, Wat Phra That Doi Tung is a temple that sits atop of Doi Tung, the tallest mount in Chiang Rai, which is approximately 2,000 meters above the sea level. The temple was built in the 10th century with two following restorations in the 13th century by King Mengrai of Chiang Rai and in the 20th century by the revered monk Khru Ba Siwichai.
Wat Phra That Doi Tung comprises of a twin Lanna-style stupas, one of which is believed to contain the left collarbone of Lord Buddha, which draws devout Buddhists from all over Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar. The journey to Wat Phra That Doi Tung from Chiang Rai is actually a plus benefit as you will be passing through breathtaking sceneries and spectacular panoramic views overlooking Laos and Myanmar.
Opening hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 17:00 p.m.