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Old CityChiang Mai

Old City is calling! Discover its temples, cafes, history and more.

Gourmet restaurants, interesting history and top sights from Wat Phra Singh to Tha Phae Gate—discover Old City, a walkable destination also famous for its shopping.

Top hotels in Old City

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
The Chiang Mai Old Town
The Chiang Mai Old Town
5 out of 5
184 Ratchamanka Road, Phra Sing, Amphoe Muang, Chiang Mai
The price is £90 per night

Located in Old City, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chiang Mai University and Wat Phra Singh. Pratat Chedi Luang Temple and Tha Phae Gate are ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (69 reviews)

"The staff was very attentive, helpful, and professional. The room was spotless and nicely prepared to welcome us complete with a personal note from the staff congratulating us on our anniversary. Previous to our stay we were even offered a free room upgrade."…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2020

The Chiang Mai Old Town
Tamarind Village
Tamarind Village
4 out of 5
50/1 Rajdamnoen Road, Sri Phoom, Muang, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai
The price is £116 per night

Located in Old City, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Tha Pae Walking Street and Sunday Walking Street Market. Tha Phae Gate and Wat Chedi Luang are ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (452 reviews)

"It is a quiet oasis in the center of the Old City, so it is easy to navigate walking to the major temples, wonderful museums, and historic places. There is a lot to choose from in shops, restaurants, anything is easy access. The Tsmsrind Village offers free walking tours, as well as free Thai craft ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Tamarind Village
Rachamankha Hotel a Member of Relais & Châteaux
Rachamankha Hotel a Member of Relais & Châteaux
5 out of 5
6 Rachamankha 9, Phra Singh, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai
The price is £176 per night

Located in Old City, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Wat Phra Singh and Chiang Mai University. Sunday Walking Street Market and Wat Chedi Luang ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (311 reviews)

"Perfect quiet setting in the midst of the Old City. Really appreciated the staff working with us in providing a late check out as our flight departed Chiang Mai late in the evening."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Rachamankha Hotel a Member of Relais & Châteaux
POR Thapae Gate
POR Thapae Gate
3.5 out of 5
Rachadamnoen Rd, Soi 3, Chiang Mai, Muang Chiang Mai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £63 per night

Located in Old City, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tha Phae Gate, Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center and Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. Wat Chiang Man ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Excellent and value for money

"A very pleasant stay. Service Staffs are excellent and hotel is clean at a convenient location. Would highly recommend to other travelers and will definitely like to stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

POR Thapae Gate
Buaraya Hotel Chiangmai
Buaraya Hotel Chiangmai
2.5 out of 5
234/18 Maneenopparat Rd., Sripoom, Muang, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai

Located in Old City, this hotel is steps away from Chang Puak Market and Chang Puak Gate. Chiang Mai University and Wat Phra Singh are also within 15 ...

3.4/5 (33 reviews)

"Good location near lots of street food options and just outside the old city walls."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2019

Buaraya Hotel Chiangmai
Oon Poshtel
Oon Poshtel
3 out of 5
56 Chaiyaphum Road, Changmoi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai
The price is £14 per night

Located in Old City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tha Phae Gate and Wat Chiang Man. Chiang Mai Night Bazaar and Warorot Market are also within 15 ...

3.9/5Very Good! (11 reviews)
Room for improvement

"Location is ok, but the cleanliness should be improved as there’s mosquitoes at night, which makes it hard to sleep. Otherwise, people is friendly. Some problem with the plumbing as shower water drains slowly."…"

Reviewed on 11 Apr 2019

Oon Poshtel

Popular places to visit in Old City

Tha Phae Gate
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Tha Phae Gate

You can learn more about the history of Sri Phum when you visit a top site such as Tha Phae Gate. Discover the lively festivals and temples in this culturally rich area.

Wat Phra Singh
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Wat Phra Singh

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

Wat Chedi Luang
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Wat Chedi Luang

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

Wat Chiang Man
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Wat Chiang Man

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

Chang Puak Gate
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Chang Puak Gate

You can learn more about the history of Sri Phum during your trip to a top site such as Chang Puak Gate. Visit the shops and temples in this quaint area.

Chiang Mai Gate
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Chiang Mai Gate

You can learn more about the history of Chiang Mai when you make a stop at a top site such as Chiang Mai Gate. Discover the lively festivals and temples in this culturally rich area.

Top things to do in Old City

Excursion to Chiang Mai's Ancient Temples
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Excursion to Chiang Mai's Ancient Temples

£23
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Traditional Lanna Smile Thai Cooking Class With Market Tour
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Traditional Lanna Smile Thai Cooking Class With Market Tour

£28
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Chiang Mai Night Safari Tour
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Chiang Mai Night Safari Tour

£33
Per adult
Full-Day Chiang Dao Jungle Kayaking and Caving Tour
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Full-Day Chiang Dao Jungle Kayaking and Caving Tour

£64
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Full-Day Excursion to Chiang Rai & Golden Triangle
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Full-Day Excursion to Chiang Rai & Golden Triangle

£72
Per adult
Private Transport: Air Conditioned Mini Van
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Private Transport: Air Conditioned Mini Van

£83
Per adult

Other areas in Chiang Mai

Thapae, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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Thapae

Historical sites, shopping and coffee shops are just a few things travellers enjoy about Thapae. Check out Chiang Mai Night Bazaar or Riverside while you're exploring the area.

Thapae
Wua Lai, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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Wua Lai

Wua Lai is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Wat Si Supan or Wat Sri Suphan.

Wua Lai
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Chang Moi

4.5/5Wonderful!(37 area reviews)

Unique features of Chang Moi include the historical sites and shopping. Make a stop by Warorot Market or Riverside while you're exploring the area.

Chang Moi
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Hai Ya

4.5/5Wonderful!(36 area reviews)

Hai Ya is noteworthy for its historical sites, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Wat Sri Suphan and Wat Si Supan.

Hai Ya
Nimman, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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Nimman

4.5/5Wonderful!(65 area reviews)

Unique features of Nimman include the cafes and shopping. Make a stop by Nimman Road or Wat Suan Dok while you're exploring the area.

Nimman
Chiang Mai Night Bazaar showing night scenes, signage and street scenes

Chang Khlan

4.5/5Wonderful!(89 area reviews)

A noteworthy feature of Chang Khlan is its popular shops. While you're in town, be sure to stop and check out Chiang Mai Night Bazaar and Art in Paradise.

Chang Khlan