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Chiang Mai

Known for Shopping, Temples and Culture

Sacred temples, gourmet restaurants and top sights from Chiang Mai Night Bazaar to Tha Phae Gate—discover Chiang Mai, a historic destination also famous for its shopping.

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Sacred temples, gourmet restaurants and top sights from Chiang Mai Night Bazaar to Tha Phae Gate—discover Chiang Mai, a historic destination also famous for its shopping.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

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.

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.

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

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

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

Best areas to visit in Chiang Mai