Mae Fah Luang Art and Culture Park, Chiang Rai

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For a mix of art and nature visit Mae Fah Luang Art and Culture Park, where you can casually stroll through the spacious compound and admire the architecture and gardens. The center of the park is dominated by a monumental tower, built in 1984 from remains of wooden houses. It contains a selection of Buddha sculptures and other religious items. The museum is dedicated to teak-based artifacts and traditional art, but contemporary art is also represented. You might enjoy a leisurely stroll through the impeccable gardens, Buddhist temples, and other interesting structures. A cafe and washrooms are available for refreshment. Mae Fah Luang Art and Culture Park is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Chiang Rai Edition.
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  • The Mae Luang Art & Culture Park is a beautiful garden setting wonderful old Thai buildings and a small display of antique teakwood well worth a look. Great photo opportunities.  more »
  • Apparently, few people leave the city center to go to this park, and they have no idea what they are missing. We took at tuk tuk for a couple of dollars, and it was a joy to get away from the hubbub o...  more »
  • Wonderful! The old Kings Aunt lived here till she died some years ago. It is a simple but beautiful home with many of her possessions still there. The audio guide was one of the best I’ve listened too...  more »

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