Wat Rong Khun

Once upon a time, the Ministry of Culture of Thailand thought: “It is important to promote modern arts in our country.. And not just arts, but modern architecture.. Just look around.. All we have is traditional architecture of old buildings..” 

I’m not certain for the authenticity of their thoughts, but the outcome of these reflections was the white temple, Wat Rong Khun, located about 6 kilometers from the city of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand … This temple is a good example (if not the only one) of modern temple architecture, uncommon for Thailand..

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