Wat Phra Kaew Temple of the Emerald Buddha Attraction
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Cooking Pleasure - Travel & Food: Chiang Rai - Places to Visit [Wat Phra Kaew]Location - Intersection of Sang Kaew Road and Trairat Road, Chiang Rai
[north-west side of the city, next to Wat Doi Ngam Muang, 300 meters west of Wat Phra Singh]
Can get there by tuk-tuk or samlor, rent a bicycle or drive
Opens from 7.00am to 6.00pm
Admission is free
Chiang Rai has some really beautiful temples. Some of them are very old and have interesting histories. Each temple is different and has a charm of its own.
Wat Phra Kaew, Chiang Rai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaWat Phra Kaew (Thai: วัดพระแก้ว) is a third-common-class royal temple situated in the area of 10,640 square metres on Trairat road, Wiang sub-district, Muang Chiang Rai in Chiang Rai City, Thailand. The King of Thailand upgraded the temple to the royal temple on May 31, 1978. The temple gains historical importance as the place where the Emerald Buddha was found. It is also one of the main centres of Buddhist education and the Sangha’s administration in northern Thailand.
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Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) in Chiang Rai, Thailand | Lat's Blog on Buddhism and Buddhist DharmaAmong the most impressive Buddhist temples in Thailand's northernmost province of Chiang Rai is Wat Phra Kaew, or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (วัดพระแก้ว). This temple is distinct from the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok, and is believed to have been the place where the Emerald Buddha was first found in Thailand.…