Attractions in Chiang Rai

Wat Phra Kaeo

Thai: วัดพระแก้ว
Alternative Names: Wat Phra Kaew
Address: 19 หมู่ที่ 1 Trairat Rd, Wiang, Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai 57000
Province: Chiang Rai
Region: Northern Thailand

Situated on Trairat Road, was one of Thailand’s most important Buddha statue discovered in 1354.

The statue had been moved by various state rules to be placed in their re-spective capitals as a symbol of dominance, including Lampang, Chiang Rai and Vientiane before finally enshrined in Bangkok’s Wat Phra Kaeo during the reign of King Rama I of the Rattanakosin period.

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