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Chiang Mai Thailand is the largest and most culturally significant city in Northern Thailand, and the capital of Chiang Mai Province. Chiang mai map is located at, some 800 km north of Bangkok, among some of the highest mountains in the country. The city stands on the Ping River, which is a major tributary of the Chao Phraya

River. Chiang Mai map has been voted as one of the top destinations to live in Asia and is a modern and cosmopolitan city, though not losing its traditional old charm. Chiang Mai Thailand is Thailand's second city, but in terms of quality of living, tourist attractions and development potential, it's second to none in Southeast-Asia. The city has its own very unique culture, arts, festivals, and traditions as well as an exciting mix of local, ethnic as well as emigrant communities from all over the world.

Visitors during their Chiang mai tours would love the city which is known for its friendly people, beautiful women, refined handicrafts, cool climate and spectacular mountain scenery. The city has an atmosphere of true calmness provided by the three-hundred temples, very beautiful and valued in the entire Buddhist world. During Chiang mai tours the tourists would find unmatched quality of living. Accommodation and food facilities are of the highest standard at very low cost. On chiang mai map there are plentiful options for entertainment, numerous festivals, outdoor activities and great nightlife. For visitors looking for some adventure there are jungle tours, rafting, elephant riding facilities and even hill tribe villages to visit. Shopping in Chiang Mai Thailand is great, be it for handicrafts, clothes or luxury items all at great prices. Everything can be found in stores ranging from small family-run shops to world-class luxury outlets and shopping malls. In recent years Chiang Mai Thailand has become an increasingly modern city, although lacking the cosmopolitan gloss of Bangkok. It has many attractions for the thousands of foreign visitors who come to the city each year.
Best Places in Chiang Mai
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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is Chiang Mai's most important and visible landmark in the city. King Keuna built the Great the Temple in 1386. The temple is approached on foot by climbing a steep Naga staircase comprising 290 steps.
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Chiang Mai Cultural Centre is located near Chiang Mai-Hang Dong Road. The cultural center has an excellent collection of Lanna Thai art, and displays of traditional northern culture.
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Chiang Mai National Museum is located near Wat Chet Yot. The distinctive building was built in modern Lanna Thai architecture and features northern arts and culture.
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Doi Suthep-Doi Pui National Park consists of verdant forests and mountain ranges. Sacred places, religious attractions and historical sites are located in the park complex.
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Wat Chedi Luang houses the largest chedi in Chiang Mai. The magnificent methodological serpents ramble from the entrance of the chapel to its door on both sides. It is believed that they are the most beautiful manmade serpents in the north of Thailand.
Weekend Getaways around Chiang Mai
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Chiang Rai is situated on the Kok River. The province is rich in tourism resources in term of natural attractions and antiquities, evidence of its past civilization.
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Rich in history and cultural heritage, Lampang is one of the fascinating destinations in northern Thailand. Riding the horse-drawn carriages is an enjoyable experience not to miss.
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