wat rong khun

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    I've been showing some bits and pieces of this white temple, this is what it looks like as a whole.

    This "Wat rong khun" located thirteen kilometer before reaching Chiang Rai city, see the geo map for details. It is the artist's (mr. Chalermchai) intention to make this his masterpiece temple to exhibit his art to the world. So far he's
    succeeding with the number of tourist increasing each year to come and see this extraordinary 'white temple' He started this project in 1997 and spend over 30 million baht. He plans to complete this temple in the next three years. There are nine other structures to be decorated similar to this one, and that will take many more years to complete. He plans so that the construction work will continue his art legacy even after his death.

    Here's the process in making these fatabulous decoration. It will leave no question why it takes so long to finish!

    ก่อนเข้าเมืองเชียงรายประมาณ ๑๓ กิโลเมตรตรงสามแยกไฟแดงทางเข้าน้ำตกขุนกรณ์ จะเป็นที่ตั้งของวัดร่องขุ่น ซึ่งห่างถนนใหญ่เพียง ๑๐๐ เมตร เท่านั้น วัดร่องขุ่น อยู่ในท้องที่ตำบลอ้อดอนชัย อำเภอเมือง จังหวัดเชียงราย เป็นวัดบ้านเกิดของอาจารย์ เฉลิมชัย โฆษิตพิพัฒน์ จิตรกรชื่อดังของไทย

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    2. i_am_bishop [deleted] 81 months ago | reply

      Another one of your great shots! Goodluck on explore, hope to see this one...

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    3. Tom O'Neill 81 months ago | reply

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    4. KirscheTortschen 81 months ago | reply

      Wow! I think this looks wonderful and interesting, I would love to visit and see it for real!!

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    6. akoboy 81 months ago | reply

      Excellent composition...well done!!

    7. krisdecurtis 81 months ago | reply

      Fantastic scenery! Great shot and composition!

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    9. h a n g i n g p i x e l s [deleted] 81 months ago | reply

      Such a beautiful place, well worth a visit.

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