Wat Klang Wieng Overview

Renowned as one of the most beautiful temples in Chiang Rai, Wat Klang Wiang is an elegant piece of architecture. The temple is famous for putting to exquisiteness the Lanna architectural style and captivating the tourists with its ornate design. One of the major highlights of Wat Klang Wiang is the beautifully carved images of Buddha which can be witnessed on all the three levels of the temple. One must visit this temple to have a spiritual rendezvous in the beautiful city of Chiang Rai.

Chiang Rai is a small island that has its heritage values intact in the form of its temples, monuments and natural extravaganza. Explore various Thailand trip packages and plan your visit to Wat Klang Wieng which is one such temple that is perfect proof for the brilliance of Lanna architectural style. The temple was constructed during 1432; however during 1903 a huge storm affected the temple, post which it was renovated fully. 

The temple boasts of massive shades of gold and red relief decorations and contains a ubosot, viharn and a stupa that have decorative elephants at the base. The grill work, detailed descriptions to all intricate designs and the patterns on the roofs, make this temple a huge tourist spot in Chiang Rai. Do not miss the intricate images of Buddha carved on all the three levels of the temple. 

Location: Uttarakit, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Rai, Chang Wat Chiang Rai

Timings: Open all through the day.

Price: Free of cost.

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