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Chiang Rai’s White Temple Refuses Chinese Tourists for Bad Toilet Manners

Bathrooms at The White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)

Bathrooms at The White Temple (Wat Rong Khun)

 

CHIANG RAI – Staff at Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) the most popular temple in Phan Chiang Rai, refused the entrance of Chinese tourists for half a day on February 3rd due to their indecent toilet usage, according to the Weibo account called Thailand Headlines, reports Chinese Daily News Site.

According to the article temple staff refused entry to Chinese visitors from the morning of February 3rd due to their frequent indecent public toilet usage. Using the Toilet (Hong Nam) without flushing it.

The management of the temple ordered staff to refuse entry of Chinese tourists from the morning of next day, but the temple was reopened to the Chinese tourists after half a day because he saw a large number of disappointed people outside the temple.

After the reopening, the temple informed the tour guides from China that if their clients behaved indecently,the guide would be responsible for cleaning the toilet.

This comes after the Association of travel agents focusing on Chinese tourists in the northern province of Chiang Rai announced the plan to attract more Chinese tourists this year.

China has been Thailand’s biggest source of tourists for years. The TAT has projected that in 2015, the number of Chinese tourists visited Thailand should reach 4.3 million.

The white temple is a contemporary and privately-owned Buddhist temple. It was designed, constructed, and owned by Chalermchai Kositpipat, who opened it daily to visitors in 1997. There is no charge for admission.

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