Located at a distance of around 200 km from Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai is a city with a rich history and culture. Complete with beautiful temples, natural attractions, and an interesting line-up of fabulous food, Chiang Rai is perfect for an extended staycation in Thailand. If you are making this your base for your tour of peaceful Northern Thailand life, book best hotels in Chiang Rai with OYO. With its premium amenities, clean linen and warm hospitality, you can extend your stay for as long as you like.
Once you have checked in the best place to stay in Chiang Rai, head out and explore this gorgeous city. Visit one of the oldest Buddhist temples of Chiang Rai - Wat Phra Kaew. The temple was discovered back in 1434 after lightning struck the shrine to reveal Buddha within. One is sure to find peace and tranquility at such a place if not enlightenment. Another temple you shouldn’t miss out on is Wat Rong Khun. Having an all-white facade with glass tiles, this is one of the most unique temples in all of Northern Thailand. Moreover, inside the temple you will find stunning murals that are filled with pop culture references including Superman and Harry Potter. If you are an art enthusiast, head to Black House (Baan Dam). An art complex created by local artist Thawan Duchanee, Black House features his life’s works and makes for an interesting place to immerse yourself in different artforms.
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