Top Historical Places in Chiang Rai

Are you looking to explore the history of Chiang Rai through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Chiang Rai including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Chiang Rai. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Chiang Rai ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Chiang Rai, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Chiang Rai for a great trip!

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

  1. Ancient City Of Chiang Saen

    Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Architecture

    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 is quite interesting to visit as you can see the contemporary residences peeping themselves through the ancient structures that still grace the city. One of the World Heritage sites, this district. ...Read more
  2. King Mengrai Monument


    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 Thai Kingdom. He was originally the ruler of NakhonHiranNgoen Yang, an ancient town off in Chiang Saen. He extended his kingdom to nearby states and Chiang Saen was one of them. It was in 1296 that h...Read more