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Nearby Attraction

Tapae Gate

Tapae Gate is Chiangmai’s main entrance to the old walled city. In days gone by it was the gate through which traders, diplomats and visiting monks passed when they had business in the city proper. Today, the buildings and growth around the old moated wall have grown and Chiangmai is a much larger city with much more business conducted on the outside of the wall than on the inside.

Tha Pae Walking Street
(Sunday Market)

Tha Pae Walking Street (Sunday Market) Starts from Tha Phae Gate through Ratchadamnoen Road every Sunday from 7.00 p.m. until midnight. There are variety kinds of local products on a reasonable price along both side of the street where Thai and foreign tourists are enjoy walking & shopping without exhaustion.

Three Kings Monument

One of the best known and most recognizable of the many Chiang Mai attractions is the Three Kings Monument. The Three Kings Monument, or Anusawari Sam Kasat. The Three Kings Monument was erected to immortalize the 3 Kings who together were responsible for the founding of Chiang Mai in 1296. The three Kings were King Mengrai, King Ramkamhaeng of Sukothai and King Ngam Muang of Payao. These were troubled times in the region now known as Northern Thailand and to safeguard their territories these three Kings had sworn an oath of eternal friendship.

Wat Phan Tao

Wat Phan Tao is an ancient temple that sits right next to the sacred Wat Chedi Luang in Chiang Mai town. It is known for its exquisite Lanna-style ordination hall (viharn) entirely made of teakwood, which served as a throne hall during the reign of King Mahotara Prateth. It is now where the sacred Phan Tao buddha image is enshrined.

Wat Phra Sing

It is located on Sam Lan Road, this lovely temple dates from 1345 and is one of the focal points of Songkran festivities each April 13-15 when people bathe the revered Phra Phutthasihing Buddha image. The temple compound includes the lovely Lai Kham chapel with its exquisite woodcarvings and northern-style murals, and a magnificent scriptural repository with striking bas relief.

Wat Chedi Luang

One of Chiang Mai’s most important temples is the Wat Chedi Luang located in the ancient walled part of the city. The Wat Chedi Luang, also known as the Jedi Luang and the temple of the Great Stupa initially consisted of two more temples named Wat Ho Tham and Wat Sukmin, that were all merged into one. The Wat Chedi Luang is located close to the centre of the old walled part of Chiang Mai. You will find it about half way Ratchadamnoen road that crosses the old city from East to West. The main entrance is opposite Phra Pok Klao road, just South of Ratchadamnoen road.