“Chiang Mai” is the Old City area still retains vestiges of walls and moats from its history as a cultural and religious center. It’s also home to hundreds of elaborate Buddha temples.
Chiang Mai is the second largest city following by Bangkok and is a unique cultural city that attracts many foreigners.
Attractions in the city of Chiang Mai
-Wat Phra That Doi Suthep-
The temple is often referred to as “Doi Suthep” although this is actually the name of the mountain where it’s located. It is a sacred site to many Thai people. It’s located near the top of the “Suthep Mount” that far from the city of Chaing Mai about 15 KM.
-Kruba Srivichai Monument-
Located on the way up to “Doi Suthep” He is the Buddhist monk who built the way to “Doi Suthep” and Has been dubbed as “Saints of Lanna”
-Huay Kaew Waterfall-
Huay Kaew Waterfall, The waterfall near the city of Chiang Mai. Located Near the Chiang Mai Zoo and Doi Suthep, about 10 meters high with water all year round. But not much water around the beautiful area with the scenery and the lush vegetation of various species. It is a popular place for the rest of Chiang Mai.
-Chaing Mai Zoo-
Chaing Mai Zoo is a large zoo with more than 7,000 animals and only one zoo in Thailand that you can find the Panda
-Art in Paradise: Illusion Art Museum-
A 3D drawing museum founded by South Korean artists (Jang Kyu Suk). Show virtual murals. You can enjoy your time in this place with your crazy acts to take photos. It’s located on Chang Klan Road. Open Daily 9AM-9PM
-Sunday Walking Street At Tha Pae Road-
It’s the largest walking street and the most popular in Chaing Mai. Open on Sunday evening located on Tha Pae Road at Tha Pae City Gate. There are traditional items, decoration items, fashion, accessories, traditional food and drink, etc.
-Wiang Kum Kam-
Wiang Kum Kam is a historic settlement. It’s the capital of Lanna Kingdom site along the Ping river, which was built by King Mangrai before moved the capital to Chaing Mai.
-City Wall / City Gate-
In Chiang Mai city, there is a moat surrounded by 4 sides. It consists of 5 gates are Chaing Mai gate, Chang Phuak gate, Saen Pung gate and Souen Dok gate.
Chaing Mai gate is located in the south of a moat.
Tha Pae gate is located in the east of a moat.
Chang Phuak gate is located in the north of the moat.
Saen Pung gate is located in the south of a moat.
Souen Dok gate is located in the west of a moat
Central Plaza Chaing Mai Airport
Central Chaing Mai Plaza Airport is the large shopping mall located near Chaing Mai Airport
Warorot Market (Kad Luang)
Warorot is a must!!! Visit for the Northen food such as Sai Aou, Nam Prik Num with the Sticky rice. Yummy! Recommended!!! In addition to also a variety of food, local snack, traditional clothes, etc.