Walking Street – Hyua Pla Kang Temple – Chiang Rai Clock Tower
Saturday Night Walking Street
The Chiang Rai Walking Street has been held since 1 November 2008 and is available every Saturday night from 5 P.M. – 12 A.M. from Thanalai Road, at the intersection of Chiang Rai Tobacco Office to the intersection of Government Savings Bank, Chiang Rai branch. It is about 1.5 km. to promote tourism in Chiang Rai. Chiang Rai Walking Street continues on every Saturday. By cooperating with merchants, OTOP producers and community producers. There are also other recreational activities such as live music and dancing.
Hyua Pla Kang Temple
Huai Pla Kha temple is a beautiful temple in Chiang Rai, located on the hill. And there are many hills around the temple can see the beautiful scenery. The highlight of this temple is “Pob Chock Pagoda”, which is a 9-story pagoda, Chinese Lanna Art Mix The red roof features a statue of dragons on both sides of the stairs. Surrounded by 12 small zodiac temple, Huai Pla Kha is a temple that the villagers respect and believe that if anyone has come to visit with heaven. Inside the pagoda is a statue of Guan Im, carved from a large wood. Since this temple has been abandoned since ancient times. So, we don’t know the exact history. However, the abbot, Pob Chock, has restored and built many of the facilities, until became the centre of the spirit of Chiang Rai again.
Chiang Rai Clock Tower
Chiang Rai Clock Tower was built to commemorate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s 12th Birthday, built in 2005, designed and controlled by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a national artist. The intention is to be the most beautiful clock tower in the country. And can show the light of the sound. Budget Supported by Chiang Rai Municipality Local Register Office. The clock tower will display three colours of light music, 7 P.M., 8 P.M. and 9 P.M. daily. It takes about 10 minutes to display 2 songs.