Chiang Rai bustling with tourists visiting temples to make merit


BANGKOK – Chiang Rai is bustling with tourists during the New Year holidays especially at Huai Pla Kang Temple, Muang district, Chiang Rai, where tourists flocked to see the beauty of Huai Pla Kang Temple and worship the Buddha images.

Many families who visited the temple have said that they came to ask for blessings from the sacred Buddha Images at the temple before visiting other tourist attractions in Chiang Rai.

A large number of tourists visiting Chiang Rai has benefited the restaurants and shops selling souvenirs in the northern province.