Do you want to travel to Thailand? Do you want to see a characteristic building in Thailand? Wat Rong Khun will bring you a surprise.
Wat Rong Khun goes by the name of white temple. Why? Because the temple is white. Wat Rong Khun is located in the southwest of Chiang Rai. Wat Rong Khun was built in 1998, Until now it has not been completed. it’s well-designed by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a famous architect in Thailand. The architect of the temple is going to finish the building in 60 years. So, whenever you come here, you will see a different scene. It was someone asked why do you use the white in temple, and the artist replied, “white represents purity, Sparkling glass is a symbol of wisdom “.
Surrounded by a circular pond, Wat Rong Khun is like a palace in the white water. Entering the temple, you must first go through a bridge which is also white. There are a lot of struggling hands in the pool under the bridge, As if to cleanse the body of sin and return to the free and beautiful world .Don’t look back when crossing the bridge, and don’t walk the road back. Otherwise, it means going from heaven to hell.
Pure white roof, white walls, white base, mosaic in the walls of the glass from time to time to reflect the dazzling light, It gives people the revering of the emotion. The architecture of the white temple is shocking, but a lot of people can feel the power of religion. The shock of the religious architecture is different from other temples which bring a sense of oppression. It makes people feel happy. As if it seems to be able to connect with the Buddha. I want only the architects have belief can create the great architecture. Take off your shoes before you enter the temple. It is also one kind of respect for religious culture.
Wat Rong Khun is not the most popular tourist attraction in Thailand. However, it is a very unique temple. If you want to have a Thailand tour, Wat Rong Khun is a good choice. There are many tourist attractions in Thailand . Welcome to Thailand!