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Landmark of Chiang Rai

Built commemorating the founder of Chiang Rai, many tourists visit daily, whether to say a prayer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terry C
Chiang Mai, Thailand
King Mengrai Monument

King Mengrai monument is the spiritual heart of Chiang Rai, ... This life-size monument is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patrick D
Warsaw, Poland
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Phahon Yothin Rd, Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built commemorating the founder of Chiang Rai, many tourists visit daily, whether to say a prayer or simply take a photo, best to visit early morning or late evening as it is cooler then, great photo opportunities

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monument seems to be a landmark in town. Was relatively quiet during the day time i visited. There is free city tour behind the monument of which there is a tourist information counter. It was an interesting tour that was conducted only in Thai. Overseas...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

King Mengrai monument is the spiritual heart of Chiang Rai, ... This life-size monument is dedicated to King Mengrai the Great ( 1262-1311), founder of the kingdom of Lanna. He founded the first capital in Chiang Saen (1262) before moving to the west bank of...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Rather large statue commemorating the founder of Chiang Rai. Loved the different animals at the base. Wish I'd read these reviews first as I'd have loved the free tour!

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This memorial statue is of King Mengrai who founded Chiang Rai and subsequently Chiang Mai. I would say yes, at least to history buffs, take a moment to check it out.

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Logistics: As mentioned on previous posts, head to the tourist info center behind the King's monument. It leaves at 9:30 and 1:30 PM every day and it only goes if there are 6 people or more. I have attached the 9 sites that the tram...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The tourists can take a free tour by signing the names at the city hall office behind King Mengrai Monument. The buses will park near the tour office so everyone can board easily. The tour will take about 3 hours around town. The tourists can...More

Thank thorisay
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Right in the center of Chiang Rai city you can find the monument of King Mengrai, the great king who founded Lanna Thai kingdom in 1292. Locals in Chiang Rai and people from other parts of Thailand come to visit the Mengrai KIng Monument to...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This Place is a must for every Chiang Rai Tourist. In Momory of King Menrai and very beautiful with a lot of animals there. Elephants, Horses etc This is not a very touristical place and this is increasing its charme

Thank Klaus S
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Passed the monument in the daytime, but in the evening lit up looks great. A 15 minute visit is enough for a couple of photos. Thais go to pay respect o the old king.

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Response from Terry C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Suzanna It is situated in the histrorical park, the nearest entrance is the Kamphaenghak Gate which is next to where you buy your ticket to access the park. As you enter the Mengrai Monument is located on the right hand... More