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The resort, a fusion of traditional Lanna and contemporary Thai, designed to merge harmoniously with our riverside surroundings
Warm smiles and friendly faces you are likely to meet at The Legend.
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Located in single or two-storey contemporary Lanna-style buildings of two, four or six units
Located in single-storey buildings of two units designed in contemporary Lanna style
Located in single-storey buildings of two units constructed in contemporary Lanna style
A beautiful accommodation choice, ideal for honeymooners, wedding anniversaries or other ‘special’ holidays
Our biggest accommodation. Spacious, luxury 2-bedroom pool villa for your family. With uninterrupted riverviews and its own pool
The legacy of this region is shared and perpetuated by the local people
Our treatments use ancient remedies handed down through successive generations
The Riverside Terrace, Ou Kao Classic Thai Restaurant, and Suan Chainam BBQ Restaurant and Beer Garden
An infinity pool of over 200 square metres with integrated bubble bed
Located on the river front, this attractive venue is suitable for various important events and special occasions
The Gateway to the Golden Triangle. Chiang Rai the capital of Thailand's northern most province
Doi Tung Temple, Mae Faluang Garden, the Royal Palace, Doi Mae Salong and boat trip along the Kok river
Yao, Long Neck Karen, Lahu and Akha villages; Mae Sai, Golden Triangle, Chiang Saen, etc.
Discovering the hill tribes around Chiang Rai
Golf, cycling and elephant trekking, riverboat rides and more.
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Often wrongly termed a temple, due to the creator’s “reinventions” of aspects of Buddhist architecture, this imposing structure is only the first of many in the large, tree-studded Nang Lae compound of national artist Thawan Duchanee. This is the largest structure completed so far, and with its red tiled roof, natural wood, and gold ornamentation, it serves as a gentle introduction to the surprises beyond. In fact, the deep bas reliefs on the enormous timber doors, the teak pillars, and varied artwork displayed inside are so relatively traditional that the visitor may be lulled into a false sense of the conventional.
The first image to shake one out of such complacency waits just outside the back door: a small, all-black building, the door of which is thrown open to show off an immaculate, all-white toilet. In full working order, of course. Next, visitors encounter an enormous collection of animal skulls and horns, mainly deer, along with animal-skin rugs, an enormous collection of sea shells of all shapes and sizes, and cabinets crammed with arrows, knives, daggers, spears, and swords. All housed in a black building, of course.
By now, a yearning for more conventional images may have overcome many visitors, and respite seems to be promised in the form of three white hemispheres, each accessed by a single tall, black, steel door. The first is the largest (the door of over 6 meters high needs a strong man using both hands to open and close), but inside are simply more animal skins and skulls, a little light relief provided by another conch collection, and an all-pervading mustiness.
The second of these white igloos has a similar theme, to which is added a smattering of wooden statues, most of well endowed males. The third, and smallest, features a skylight and a large chair with metal décor, echoing the animal horns. The brightness from above, and more conches surrounding the walls, give this the lightest atmosphere of the three, but visitors may not enter here, as a member of the Royal family has used it for meditation. Behind and apart from the other buildings, is a structure resembling a large, black whale. This is also off limits, as it is the artist’s bedroom when he visits the site. Eccentric? Bizarre? Yes, indeed. A place of worship? Most certainly not.