“Wat Rong Khun”- White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)

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The White Temple “Wat Rong Khun” is a modern Buddhist and Hindu temple, located at northern Thailand in Chiang Rai, Thailand. It was designed by Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, who is called the local Salvador Dali, erected structure in 1997, at his own expense, and refusing sponsorship in order to preserve the purity of its design.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)

White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
The temple is made with a radiant white color, which means the purity of the Buddha. Each sculpture, has its own special meaning. The temple is surrounded by ponds, in which there live multi colored fish. To access White Temple is free for all visitors. Inside there is strictly forbidden to take photos.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
Small semi circle before the bridge symbolizes the human world. The big circle with fangs embodies “Mouth of Rahu”, the concept of hell and suffering.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
The hands of sinners.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White glass, which are decorated with sculptures, symbolizing wisdom of the Buddha.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
Severe guards will not let you go, if karma is burdened by bad deeds.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
Mysterious Princess.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
Sculptures holding lotus flower.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
Fantastic elephant.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
A warning sign about the dangers of alcohol.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
A warning sign about the dangers of smoking.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
Inside atmosphere.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White fish living here in the pond.
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand (33 Photos)
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