This is a whimsical white temple located in Chiang Rai, Thailand which looks really different from the usual Buddhist temples around the country. This was designed by contemporary Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. A Buddhist artist who is trying to convey the idea of good and bad which can be seen from the sculptures and throughout the temple ground.
When I first saw the temple, I thought it looked like a fairy tale castle. With its long white bridge and interesting gold adorned museum and restroom areas. Before entering the main building, there’s an intricately designed bridge which serves as a connection between “heaven” and “hell”. There’s also a pit full of outstretched hands and skulls pleading for help from their doom.
Another interesting structure there is the Golden Toilet. It’s the most elaborately designed toilet block I have ever seen.
The White Temple is around 13 km south of Chiang…
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