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Clock Tower, Chiang Rai

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Landmark Tourist Spot
Admire the highly elaborate and intricate carving work of Chiang Rai's golden Clock Tower. Swirling, twisting patterns festoon every available bit of surface. At night the clock tower is illuminated with multicolored lights and accompanied by musical chimes. Arrive in the evening to see one of three short light and sound shows (approximately six minutes long). Put Clock Tower at the forefront of your travel plans using our Chiang Rai vacation trip planner.
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  • On a small roundabout the golden clock tower shines at night, even in the rain. However what surprises are it's little army of figures either side on the road.  more »
  • Wanted to walk around the city and stop by the clock tower to see what it is all about. Looks nice but didn't realize you can't walk too close to look further. Definitely nice looking from a distance....  more »
  • We sat and had cold drinks while watching the tower show. It is very pretty. We had never heard of it until our brother-in-law took us there on our amazing and wonderful trip to Thailand.  more »
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  • The golden clocktower, located where Thanon Jet Yot meets Thanon Baanpa Pragarn, is a work of art and tourist attraction in its own right. The structure serves as a traffic roundabout and whilst it is distinctive enough during the day, at 7, 8 or 9pm you’ll be treated to a light and sound show as the clock chimes the hour
  • Nice area in Chiang Rai. Many bars and small restaurant around. It is also near open shopping street.
  • Very nice view to look at night. There are bars around where you can grab a beer.
  • Worth a visit during the evening when it's dark, if you're in the area.
  • Hype on steroids. Each evening herds arrive by the bus load to gawp in wonder, pose for selfies, then flood the internet with more of the same. I just don't get it.