A fascinating landmark that droves tourists in droves at the top of every hour is the dazzling spectacle provided by the golden clock tower, located smack in the middle of the lively town of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. This lively metropolis opens up a world of experiences completely removed from the southern excitement of Bangkok, and a stunning range of Chiang Rai hotels await your visit to the region. Consider checking into the Anantara Golden Triangle Thailand which is a stylish option for a hotel Chiang Rai has to offer business or leisure visitors. Displaying the unique architectural features of renowned architect Chaloermchai Kositpitpat, this unique golden time-keeping mechanism occupies a significant locale in Chiang Rai and is prized by both the locals as well as international visitors. The clock tower was erected in 2008 in honour of the country’s monarch, His Majesty King Bhumibhol Adulyadej, and every hour, it offers a spectacular ten-minute light and musical display that draws onlookers from all over. This stunning structure bears the hallmark spires of Kositpipat’s intricate architectural design that is also observed in the White Temple, also known as Wat Rong Kuhn, located in the city. The clock tower is a resplendent tribute to the presiding monarch and if you’re in the area, make sure you check out the hourly light and music show, rendered even more spectacular at night.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.