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Chiang Rai Destination Guide

Touring Chiang Rai in Thailand.

Chiang Rai in the region of Chiang Rai with it's 78,756 citizens is located in Thailand - some 428 mi (or 688 km) North of Bangkok, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Chiang Rai in Thailand

Time in Chiang Rai is now 01:18 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Bangkok" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ban Yang Klang, Wiang Chai, San Kamphaeng, Phayao, Mae Chan or Mae Lao. Being here already, consider visiting Ban Pong Sali, Ban Pong Luang, Ban Pa O, Ban Nong Bua, Ban Mae Aep and Chiang Rai. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

18°C / 64 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 80%
Air Pressure 958.1 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 18th of December 2017
Scattered clouds, calm.
Scattered clouds Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)

Videos

Chiang Rai Street Market

02:43 min ( August 14, 2011 by Robert Branche)
Views: 377 - Rating: 5/5

Chaque samedi soir, les rues de Chiang Rai deviennent lieu de marché et de fête. Each saturday night, Chiang Rai's streets become a market, lot of fun, dance

Night Market in Chang Rai Tonypop's phot...

02:00 min ( December 12, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 1,145 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Tonypop's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these video...


Best Photos near Chiang Rai Thailand - ...

00:53 min ( December 08, 2010 by tripadvisorTRIPWOWf)
Views: 400 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com The best pictures of Chiang Rai taken by travel bloggers at TravelPod.com the web's premier travel blogging platform. Slideshow created at TripWow.com by TripAdvisor. Top Pics ...

Doi Tung - Chiang Rai Thailand

02:12 min ( October 26, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 427 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Doi Tung Chiang Rai Read more at: www.travelpod.com Travel blogs from Doi Tung: - "... It is the Royal Gar...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Chiang Rai during the next days.

09
Jan
2018

BEGINNERS INTRODUCTION TO SEWING (TUESDAY EVENING CLASSES)

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Chiang Rai (city)

Mueang Chiang Rai is a city in Amphoe Mueang Chiang Rai, Changwat Chiang Rai. Chiang Rai is the northernmost large city in Thailand. It was established as a capital city in the reign of King Mangrai, in the year 1262 AD.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, 99.83 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1262 establishments, Populated places in Chiang Rai Province

Wat Phra Kaew, Chiang Rai

Location and Status Wat Phra Kaew is a third-common-class royal temple situated in the area of 10,640 square metres on Trairat road, Wiang sub-district, Muang Chiang Rai in Chiang Rai City. His Majesty the King graciously upgraded the temple to the royal temple on May 31, 1978. The temple gains historical importance as the place where the Emerald Buddha was found. It is also one of the main centres of Buddhist education and the Sangha’s administration in northern Thailand.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, 99.83 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Chiang Rai Province

Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong

Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong (also known as Wat Phra That Doi Jom Thong) is located in Nakhon Chiang Rai, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, 99.83 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Chiang Rai Province

Chiang Rai Province

Chiang Rai is the northernmost province (changwat) of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are (from east clockwise) Phayao, Lampang and Chiang Mai. In the north it borders Shan State of Myanmar and Bokeo of Laos.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, 99.83 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Chiang Rai Province, Populated places on the Mekong River, Provinces of Thailand

Mae Fah Luang – Chiang Rai International Airport

Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport is located in the city of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. The airport is located about 10 km from the city centre. Since 1998 it has been managed by the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, 99.83 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Thailand, Buildings and structures in Chiang Rai Province

Quote of the moment

There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.

Charles Dudley Warner