Right in the heart of Chiang Rai in Northern Thailand is a beautiful golden clock tower, built in the typical Thai style. For two days as I explored this interesting city, I passed by this clock tower several times, and in the evenings as I walked to the night market, I could always see it lit up in it’s golden glow in the night.
One night I was out a little later than usual and my route took me right past the clock tower, and as I had those many times before, I waited for a gap in the traffic to cross the street. This time however, just as I was crossing the road, I was met by a huge surprise. All of a sudden, this beautiful but quiet clock tower came alive.
Lights of all different colours lit up the tower while Thai music played along to the light show. I was quite amazed as I knew nothing about it. Before I knew it there were tourists and locals alike all stopping to watch the show.
Apparently this musical clock tower comes to life every night at 7pm, playing it’s show on every hour.
If you’re ever in Chiang Rai, check it out one night. Below is a short video of the show.
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