Wat Rong Khun Bangkok

Price Range

120.00

Reviews

4.6

Overview

Today we are going to talk about a very beautiful and wonderful place and that place is Wat Rong Khun which is located in Bangkok. For foreigners, this place is particularly famous for its beautiful white temple. A Buddhist temple is located in Chiang Rai Province in Thailand with a privately owned art exhibition. 

There are many better places to visit here, about which we are going to tell you in this article below. So, let's know about some special things about this place that you need to know about if you too are thinking of going here.

 

Historical Significance

By the end of the 20th century, the condition of Wat Rong Khun had become very bad and it was in huge need of repair. At that time, suitable funds for the renovation of this place were also not available. At that time, a permanent artist from Chiang Rai decided to take full responsibility for all these things. That artist started the work of completely renovating the temple with his own money.

If we talk about his contributions, then Chalermchai has spent 1080 million on this project so far. Work is still going on at this place but by 2070 the work is expected to be completed.

 

Why Is It famous?

Wat Rong Khun is most famous here because of the beautiful and stunning white temple. The discussion of the beauty of this temple extends abroad. The foreigners probably consider this magnificent white temple the biggest reason for the beauty of this Wat Rong Khun place. There are many more excellent places here, which are included in the fame of this place. If you want to go here then you must go to these places also once. 

For example, the bridge of the cycle of rebirth, the gate of heaven, Boston, The golden building, clock tower of Chiang rai, Baan dam museum, Wat Rong Khun night bazaar, etc. All these places are also very attractive, you should also see them. These places have a huge contribution to the fame of Wat Rong Khun.

 

Timings

  • Sunday : 06:30 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 06:30 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 06:30 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 06:30 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 06:30 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 06:30 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 06:30 am to 06:00 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • By Bus : The best option is to fly from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun which takes 3h 11m and costs ฿850 - ฿3100 approximately.If you want to go from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun very cheaply, then you can go by bus from 400 Bhat to 1600 Bhat. It takes about 12 to 13 hours by bus to go to Wat Rong Khoon.
  • By Train : Take a train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai.then you can hire a bus or a cab to Wat Rong Khun Bangkok.If you want to go by train to this place Wat Rong Khun, then the booking is also very well connected to go to Thailand. You do not have to worry. Bangkok's main train railway station is The Hua Lamphong railway station, where other neighboring country's trains also come.
  • By Cab : You can hire a taxi or cab from Wiang Kalong Bus Station to Wat Rong Khun.

 

Ticket Pricing

  • Individual : 120 (50 Baht)

 

Tourist Attractions

Elephant Valley Thailand-

This Elephant Valley was established in 2016. It is a very beautiful place and the atmosphere here is very good. This place is located at a distance of 1.8 km from Wat Rong Khun. Here you will experience the great knowledge of Elephant and its atmosphere.  

Suwannee Thai Cooking Class-

This is a famous Thai cooking class near Wat Rong Khun. There is no denial of any age person can go here. You can also go here and enjoy things here. Various types of delicious foods are made here from organic ingredients; this is the biggest feature here. This place is open from 4 pm to 8 pm. This place is 7.5 km away from the Wat Rong Khun. 

Boon Rawd Farm-

It is a park spread over a very vast area. It is a very beautiful nature park. The Tour bus is also available here for your visit. You can see this huge park very well through these buses and can spend time here. Various types of shops and restaurants are also available here. Before going here, one thing must be kept in mind that this park is closed at 5 pm, so if you want to enjoy this park, then you have to go in the morning.

 

Where To Stay?

There are various hotels present for your stay where you can enjoy it. If you are looking for hotel rooms within 3000, then you will find rooms in Le Fenix ​​Bangkok Sukhumvit, Howard Square Boutique Hotel, etc. But if you want to get rooms at a higher price than this, then there are many options available for that too.

Le Fenix ​​Bangkok Sukhumvit- 

Famous for its good customer service and cheaper prices, they have facilities like 24-hour room service, fitness center, free shuttle tuk-tuk, and free parking for their customers.

Howard Square Boutique Hotel-

A 3-star hotel with free parking and Wi-Fi. You will get Airconditioned rooms with laundry services.

Latisha House-

Situated nearby Wat Rong Khun comes with Television with Satellite tv channels, is a good place to relax. 

Address

Wat Rong Khun, Phahonyothin Road, Pa O Don Chai, Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai, Thailand

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FAQs

Wat Rong is made up of wood from the roof and the exteriors were covered with white plaster and glass. There is a reason behind this white and glass where white denotes purity of diety, glass denotes the wisdom of Buddha.
Wat Rong Khun is most famous here because of the beautiful and stunning white temple. The discussion of the beauty of this temple extends abroad. The foreigners probably consider this magnificent white temple the biggest reason for the beauty of this Wat Rong Khun place. There are many more excellent places here, which are included in the fame of this place. If you want to go here then you must go to these places also once. 
Many people ask this question, however if you are going to Thailand, you should once visit here. You will always remember it’s beautiful and stunning white temple.
If you want to go from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun very cheaply, then you can go by bus from 400 Bhat to 1600 Bhat. It takes about 12 to 13 hours by bus to go to Wat Rong Khoon.
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