Chiang Rai things to do are plentiful, and you can discover ancient temples with stunning architecture and fascinating history, urban and nature parks, museums, unique cultural villages, art galleries and more. The iconic Wat Phra Kaew is a royal temple that once housed an iconic jade Buddha statue but now features a replica. To see Lanna Kingdom artefacts, head to the Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park museum. For an interesting cultural experience, the Longneck Karen Village is a famous settlement of indigenous people.

The Baan Dam Museum looks at modern influential Thai artists. Art Bridge displays rotating exhibits of contemporary artists, while the Hilltribe Museum showcases artefacts and exhibitions related to native culture. For outdoor adventures, check out Chiang Rai River Beach, Phu Chi Fa forest park or Pong Phra Bat Waterfall.

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