Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Chiang Rai one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Chiang Rai is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Chiang Rai or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Chiang Rai. Explore the historical monuments of Chiang Rai with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Chiang Rai guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Chiang Rai page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Chiang Rai with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Chiangsaen National Museum

    #1 of 4 Historical Places 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

  2. Ancient City Of Chiang Saen

    #2 of 4 Historical Places 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

  3. King Mengrai Monument

    #3 of 4 Historical Places in Chiang Rai
    King Mengrai Monument

    Tags: Monument

    Address: PhahonYothin Rd, Chiang Rai, Thailand

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    As you travel across the city of Chiang Rai, you shall come across the monument of King Mengrai right at the centre. This monument is dedicated to the King Mengrai, the great king who founded Lanna Th...Read more

  4. Black House

    #4 of 4 Historical Places 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

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