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Old City

Chiang Mai

Old City

Known for Shopping, Temples and Cafés

Explore the historic area of Old City—gourmet restaurants, shopping and popular sights from Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center to Wat Chiang Man.

How do you get to Old City?

Explore the historic area of Old City—gourmet restaurants, shopping and popular sights from Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center to Wat Chiang Man.

Things to do near Old City

Learn the intriguing history behind this iconic temple that holds some of the most important artifacts in the Buddhist religion.

Have coffee near a pavilion and marvel at the intricate and baroque features of one of Chiang Mai’s most important temples.

Intriguing and well-preserved images and sculptures from a former empire, including the important Crystal Buddha, decorate the oldest temple in the city.

Enjoy the lively ambiance among the lights, music and enticing aromas of this iconic night market specializing in portrait paintings.

Delve into the ancient tunnels that meander beneath this famous temple complex and inspect its various shrines, images and statues.

See the pagodas, bells and museum of this fascinating and ornate Buddhist complex, the holiest shrine in northern Thailand, in a mountainous national park.

Marvel at the charming Winter Palace and inspect the rare and exotic plant species nurtured by the mountain air, cooler than elsewhere in Thailand.

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