Discover Chiang Rai

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Chiang Rai is a charming city located in Northern Thailand, close to the border with Laos and Myanmar. It's proud of its hill tribe culture, traditional markets and natural beauty. The city is a great destination for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of more touristy Thai cities like Bangkok or Phuket.

One must-see attraction when visiting Chiang Rai is Wat Rong Khun (the White Temple). Constructed in 1997 by local artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, it's an iconic Buddhist temple that stands out from all others thanks to its stark white colour and ornate decorations. Visitors can also take part in numerous activities such as cycling around Mae Kok River, exploring the night bazaar for souvenirs or tasting some delicious local dishes at the nearby eateries.

Lastly, no trip to Chiang Rai would be complete without a visit to Doi Tung Royal Villa - former residence of Thailand's princess mother (Mother Som), visitors can explore multiple attractions all around this estate including Mae Fah Luang Garden and Pa Sak Tong Garden which feature beautiful waterfalls, temples and flower gardens.