Baan Kang Wat – An Artists Village in Chiang Mai Northern Thailand has a unique sense of style and creativity. Chiang Mai in particular is known for its thriving arts and culture scene, both with traditional Thai handicrafts, such is wood carving, umbrella making and weaving , and contemporary arts and craftsmanship.
The Museum is a research center for conservation and dissemination of the cultures and traditions of Chiang Mai and Northern Provinces, which are called together as Lanna. What is interesting about the museum is that it offers educational opportunities for visitors.
First things first; Chiang Mai’s night bazaar isn’t the kind of place you can pop into for a few minutes. This is a substantial night market that takes a few hours to cover entirely. The bazaar can be found on the east side of Chiang Mai’s old walled city, centred along Chiang Klan Road between Thapae and Sridonchai Roads and spreading onto smaller alleys and side streets.
Covering 200 acres of land in the foothills of Doi Suthep and providing excellent views of the city in addition to its fascinating wildlife exhibits, Chiang Mai Zoo is certainly worth a visit, especially if you've had your fill of temples.
The Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium is a large state of the art facility located inside the Chiang Mai Zoo, at the base of Doi Suthep mountain. The Chiang Mai Zoo Aquarium was substantially renovated in 2018 and has one of the longest freshwater tunnels of any aquarium in the world.
Overlooking the city from its mountain throne, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of northern Thailand's most sacred temples, and its founding legend is learned by every schoolkid in Chiang Mai. The wát is a beautiful example of northern Thai architecture, reached via a 306-step staircase flanked by naga (serpents); the climb is intended to help devotees accrue Buddhist merit.
Formerly known as Doi Aoy Chang, Doi Suthep-Pui National Park is named after the mountain where the hermit Sudeva lived on it's slopes for many years. The park is situated in Chiang Mai Province, only few kilometers northwest of Chiang Mai City covering 265 km². Doi Suthep is part of the Thanon Thong Chai Range, most of it's bedrock is granite. The other two peaks are Doi Buak Ha and Doi Pui, the latter one is the highest at 1685 meters.
Dragon Flight is a high-flying and exhilarating canopy tour is one of the best ways to experience the thrills and beauty of Doi Saket where you can experience from the top of the trees unlike anything you have ever experienced. FIND OUT HERE! FLY WITH UNSEEN JUNGLE 1. 55 Platforms 2. 26 Ziplines (Longest 756 m., 312m., 258m.) 3. 3 Abseils 4. 1 Sky Board 5.
Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is an ethical and sustainable eco-tourism project located approximately 60km from the city of Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is an ethical and sustainable eco-tourism project located approximately 60km from the city of Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.
Elephant Nature Park is an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand where you can volunteer and visit to help elephants, dogs & cats. Elephant Nature Park is an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand where you can volunteer and visit to help elephants, dogs & cats.
Elephant Rescue Park has been established to serve as a paradise for homeless elephants, that was travelling around the streets begging for food and money in the big cities of Thailand. We have five well-organized tours for you to choose from that are purely designed to help fund the park and our elephants.
11:00 AM : Doi Pui Hmong Hill Tribe Village and Museum (approximately 45 minutes) 12:30 PM: Return to your hotel in Chiang Mai For the afternoon tour, the pickup time will be between 1:00 PM and 1:30 PM if your hotel is in the Old City and Night Bazaar area.
The Lanna Folklife Museum is an interesting museum full of exhibitions about the lives, history and culture of the Lanna people of northern Thailand. The museum (also called the Lanna Heritage Centre) is located opposite the three Kings Monument in the middle of the old city, and sits inside the old municipal court of Chiang Mai.
Welcome to Old Chiangmai Lanna Thai Culture Experience. During a tour of Hawaii in 1970 the Nimenheiman family visited a culture show. They realized that this would be the perfect way to introduce the ancient Lanna Thai culture of Northern Thailand to visitors to Chiang Mai. They decided to call it Khantoke (Khan – Tray and Toke – Bowls).
The Botanical Garden Organization will soon be launching a canopy walkway at Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden in Chiang Mai province. The Botanical Garden Organization Director General Pramook Pensut has revealed that the canopy walkway will be the longest one ever built in Thailand.
Though, this opinion of mine quickly changed after hitting up The Chiang Mai Sunday Markets which in my opinion is the best night markets in Thailand. Just so you know the Chiang Mai Sunday Markets/ Chiang Mai Night Market/ Chiang Mai Sunday Walking Market has so many different names.
Tha Phae Gate is one of the best known attractions in Chiang Mai and a prime meeting place an entertainment venue in the city. Forming part of the old city wall, Tha Phae Gate dates back to the 16th century when the famous Mang Rai Kingdom was established.
At roughly the center of the walled city, in the district where the former rulers of Chiang Mai built their palaces, stands the monument to the 'Three Kings' -- King Mengrai, the founder of Chiang Mai; his contemporary and reportedly good friend King Ramkamhaeng of Sukothai; and King Ngam Muang of Payao.
The water supplied by the holy well was once used to anoint the Kings of Chiang Mai. The small garden in front of the temple contains an interesting lineup of figurines including giraffes and even Donald Duck. The Wat Buppharam temple entrance is guarded by mythological guarding animals.
The Wat Jed Yod is an attractive Lanna era temple complex in the outskirts of Chiang Mai that contains some very unique architecture. The temple that is also known as Wat Chet Yot and Wat Photharam Maha Vihara is a Royal temple dating back to the 15 th century.
In its day, Wat Chedi Luang must have been the most impressive temple in Chiang Mai. Built about 600 years ago, the huge chedi which gave the temple its name (the name of the temple translates to "royal pagoda") must have soared high above the surrounding city.
The Wat Chiang Man Chiang Mai Buddhist temple is an age-old establishment contained within the moat and walls of the old city of Chiang Mai; it rests in the North Eastern corner of the city and is among the Ratchaphakhinai 1 road and the Phra Pok Klao 13 road.
Yes, Doi Suthep is the most famous temple and among the most beautiful in Chiang Mai; but Wat Pha Lat, while smaller and less opulent, has a setting that rivals Doi Suthep’s overall beauty. Wat Pha Lat is nestled in the forest just a few kilometers down the road from Doi Suthep.
The Wat Phan On is one of the smaller temples in the old walled city of Chiang Mai. It was built in 1501 during the reign of the Lanna King Mueang Kaeo. The temple complex consists of a large viharn, a golden chedi and the kuti or monks living quarters.
Wat Phra Singh is perhaps the second most venerated temple in Chiang Mai after Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. It houses three main structures, the main attraction being the elegantly decorated Lai Kam assembly hall and its restored murals depicting the lives of locals hundreds of years ago.
The Wat Phra That Doi Kham is an attractive not much visited temple known for its 17 meters high Buddha image. The temple that was built towards the end of the 7 th century sits on top of a forested hill just outside of Chiang Mai. The name of the Wat means golden mountain temple.
Wat Umong (or Oomong) is one of my favorite temples in Chiang Mai. It can be an especially magical place just after the rainy season has ended, around early October or November. It can be an especially magical place just after the rainy season has ended, around early October or November.
Wua Lai provides an excellent base for exploring the sights of Chiang Mai in-depth. Give yourself time to explore the area's attractions, such as Wat Srisuphan, Consulate General of the People's Republic of China, Wualai Saturday Walking Street, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere.