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  • Black Village (Baan Dam) in Chiang Rai

    Black Village in Chiang Rai

    Black Village is created by a Thai artist, probably Thailand’s most accomplished and respected artists, Thawan Duchanee.  He has built 25 northern-style buildings in a beautiful park of 40 acres.  As a visitor vrote "The museum is not really a museum in a boring sense. It is a cluster of...
  • Nikorn Golf Driving Range Chiang Rai

    Nikorn Golf Driving Range

    New Driving Range in Chiang Rai.  Five trays with golfballs = 100 baht
  • Phu Chee Fah Chiang Rai

    Phu Chee Fah, Phu Sang and Gate of Siam

    Phu Chee Fah is probably the most visited mountain top in Thailand together with Doi Suthep south of Chiang Mai. One year more than 50 000 people visited Phu Chi Fa during one week around New Year. But that is the extreme. If you go there before Christmas or after the first two weeks into January...
  • Central Plaza Chiang Rai

    Restaurants at Central Plaza

    If you go to Central Plaza for shopping, to see a movie or for a meal, you don't need to leave hungry. There are more than 30 restaurants, coffeshops, food marts etc. We will present some of them here. On the ground floor you can find Tops Supermarket and outside Tops you can find small Thai...
  • Central Plaza Chiang Rai

    Shopping at Central Plaza

     Central Paza in Chiang Rai opened in March 2010,and is the biggest shoppingmall in Chiang Rai, You can find all banks here, Robinson have 2 floors. You have 2 good bookshops, 5 camera shops, more than 20 shops for phones and electronics, 20 shops for fashion, 4 shops for eyewears and...
  • Cherntawan International Meditation Center, Chiang Rai

    Cherntawan International Meditation Center, Chiang Rai

     Cherntawan Meditation Center is very popular and hundreds , sometimes thousands, of people come every week for visiting or to attain different meditation courses. The meditation center is located at a big dam in Huay Sak, 15 km southeast of Chiang Rai. The monk,Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, has...
  • White Temple Chiang Rai

    White Temple in Chiang Rai

    The White Temple is probably the most visited place in Chiang Rai and if you search on "Chiang Rai" with Google and choose images, probably more than 60% of the images representing Chiang Rai is of the White Temple. It is created by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a very famous Thai artist and designer...
  • Doi Mae Salong Chiang Rai

    Doi Mae Salong or Santikhiri

      The history of Doi Mae Salong is a little bit wild: After the Communists took over the mainland of China in 1949 a division of Nationalist Chinese army fled through Yunnan Province to northeast Burma. There they were both fighting the Chinese communists and the Burmese army. In 1961,...
  • Doi Tung Mae Fa Luang Garden Chiang Rai

    Doi Tung Royal Villa and Mae Fah Luang garden

     The Doi Tung Project including Royal villa and Mae Fah Luang Garden was started by the mother of the present Thai king. Her name was HRH Princess Srinagarindra, the Princess Mother and his name is Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX. Doi Tung is so much more than the Royal Villa and the Mae Fah Luang...
  • Festivals in Chiang Rai Thailand

    Festivals in Chiang Rai

     Almost every month there is a festival of some sort in Chiang Rai. It can be a Regional Culture festival, a festival around the Lynchee fruit or Loi Kratong.  Or maybe the biggest of them Song Kran, the Thai New Year in April.  Chiang Rai Flower Festival are 10 days in end of...