Thailand Chiang Rai Wat Rong Khun White Temple
Thailand Chiang Rai market
Thailand Chiang Rai Unidentified smiling asian male farmer working rice planting in the field on June 16 2017 in Chiang rai

Near the borders of Laos and Myanmar lies the smaller and lesser visited former seat of the Lanna Kingdom, Chiang Rai.

This small provincial town offers visitors several important historical and cultural attractions — including Wat Rong Khun, or the “white temple”, which isn’t actually a temple at all, but an ambitious art exhibit built in 1997. Chang Rai also serves as the perfect relaxing base from which to explore the region's many attractions and gorgeous countryside.

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