Wat Rong Khun

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Wat Rong Khun: The White Temple
While there’s no shortage of spectacular temples in Thailand – or Asia for that matter – one of my absolute favorites is without doubt the distinctive Wat Rong Khun.

Perhaps better known by the name ‘The White Temple’, the building has a glistening white appearance that appears to shine in the sunlight.

The unique temple is actually a product of Chalermchai Kositpipat, a Thai artist who designed the contemporary temple as ‘a representation of the Lord Buddha’s purity while the glass depicts his wisdom that shines brightly over Earth’.

No matter your religious view, the temple certainly takes some striking pictures and makes a change from more traditional temples.
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