Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Chiang Rai

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Chiang Rai is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Chiang Rai a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Chiang Rai.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Chiang Rai:

  1. Wat Phra Kaeo

    #1 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Wat Phra Kaeo

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Wat Phra Kaeo is one of the oldest royal temples situated in Thailand. It is considered that this temple was built in the 14th century however, the structure that we see today is the one that had been...Read more

  2. Wat Rong Khun

    #2 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Wat Rong Khun

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Pa O Don Chai Road, A. Muang, Chiang Rai, 57000, Thailand

    Timings: 06:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Although considered to be bit odd, the Wat Rong Khun, or the White Temple, is considered to be one of the main attractions of not just Chiang Rai but the whole of Thailand. This Buddhist temple featur...Read more

  3. Hill Tribe Museum And Education Center

    #3 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Hill Tribe Museum And Education Center

    Tags: Art And Culture, Arts And Crafts, Specialty Shop, Specialty Museum

    Address: 620/25 Thanalai Road | Population and Community Development Association, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Hill tribe Museum and Education Centre is run by a nonprofit organization called the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) with the intention of showcasing the culture of hill tribes ...Read more

  4. Chiangsaen National Museum

    #4 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Chiangsaen National Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Established in 1957, this museum offers a profound preview of the past of Chiang Saen town. The Museum features displays of excavated artefacts and ancient sculptures with inscriptions, locally made C...Read more

  5. Ancient City Of Chiang Saen

    #5 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Ancient City Of Chiang Saen

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated within the province of Chiang Rai, Chiang Saen is a small district and is also one of the oldest settlements in the Kingdom of Thailand. It is located along the Mekong River. This area i...Read more

  6. Wat Ming Mueang Temple

    #6 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Wat Ming Mueang Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Wat Ming Mueang temple was considered to be established by Chao Nang Talamae Sri, wife of King MengRai and daughter of a Burmese King from PhaKo city (Hong Sao Wadee). This temple was a personal templ...Read more

  7. Mae Fah Luang Art And Cultural Park

    #7 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Mae Fah Luang Art And Cultural Park

    Tags: Art And Culture, Performance, Architecture , Exhibition

    Address: Rai Mae Fah Luang, Rop Wiang, Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This cultural park is situated on the west of Chiang Rai City and serves as an art and cultural haven. This park houses lush green grounds and has welcomes people who wish to learn about the indigenou...Read more

  8. Wat Phra That Doi Tong

    #8 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Wat Phra That Doi Tong

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point

    Address: Doi Tung, Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Wat Phrathat Doi is located on the mountain top of Doi Tung (the highest in Chiang Rai) at Km. 17.5. This temple is considered to be the most important place of worship for Buddhists in the North. The...Read more

  9. Wat Jed Yod

    #9 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Wat Jed Yod

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    Address: Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Although Wat Jed Yod is the least visited of the temples in Chiang Rai yet it is a significant one in unfolding the religious faith of Thailand. Translated as the “seven peaks”, this templ...Read more

  10. Art Bridge

    #10 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Art Bridge

    Tags: Art Gallery, Library, Food And Drinks, Souvenir Shop

    Address: Phahonyothin Rd, Tambon Ban Du, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Rai, Chang Wat Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The art bridge of Chiang Rai’s showcases the upcoming art scene in Thailand. The concept was laid by a group of local artists in 2012. In the Northern Thai dialect, khua means bridge and silapa ...Read more

  11. Black House

    #11 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Black House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Temple, Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Moo 13, Tambon Nang Lae, Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Although named as a temple, this structure is actually a contemporary monument that holds an exhibition of works by Thai artist Thawan Duchanee. The area surrounding the temple has nearly 40 small bla...Read more

  12. Mae Fah Luang Art And Culture Park

    #12 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Chiang Rai
    Mae Fah Luang Art And Culture Park

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Temple, Museum

    Address: 313 Moo 7 Baan Pa Ngiew | RopWiang, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    A place which combines a park, a museum and a temple, Mae Fung Luang has it all. It was once a school for village youths and minorities which helped them sustain their livelihood and practise their tr...Read more

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