Chiangmai - The Beauty of Lanna Culture
Chiang Mai, the centre of Northern Thailand; the city of diverse definitions, and all tell unique characters of this province. Chiang Mai is often dubbed as City of Lanna Arts and Culture , instilled with the old proud tradition mixed with the leading roles as a City of Creativity and Modern
Lifestyles, outstanding for its endless passions in food and cuisines and a full range of available activities. Chiang Mai also offers its ultimate charm of the locals’ friendliness and politeness coupled with its pristine nature. All unique aspects have propelled its status of a truly major global destination.
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Overlooking the city from its mountain throne, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of northern Thailand's most sacred temples, and its founding legend is learned by every school kid in Chiang Mai. The wát itself is a beautiful example of northern Thai architecture, reached via a strenuous, 306-step staircase flanked by mosaic naga (serpents).
The Gated Old City The Old City quadrangle, bounded by canalised moats and crumbling brick city walls, is filled with historic temples, shops, old hotels and guesthouses. Away from the main avenues and tourist districts, the narrow of the moated city will draw you into an atmospheric world populated by cobblers and other tradespeople, noodle shops and over 30 temples.
Nimmanhaemin Road The chicest neighbourhood, incorporated of teens, adults and foreigners who love the colorful lifestyle and the architecture with traditional Thai Lanna style decoration. It is surrounded by trendy coffee shops, natty boutiques, cool night spots, creative restaurants, and some of the city’s most chic apartments.