The old roads of Chiang Mai city hold many cultural treasures and thus, the reason why many tourists select this spot as the perfect place to find their lodging. The area is also famous for bars and restaurants for some of the best food experiences. Given below are a few places worth visiting.
Chiang Mai National Museum
The Chiang Mai Museum is under the patronage of Their Royal Majesties, The King and Queen of Thailand. The place was reconditioned in 1996 marking the celebration of 700 years after the founding of Chiang Mai. The museum is now more organized where exhibits are concerned.
Wat Chedi Luang
Constructed somewhere between the year 1385 and 1402, this relic was once a magnificent temple in which the Emerald Buddha was sheltered. The best time to visit the place would be in May when the festival of celebrating the city’s pillar takes place.
Instituted by King Muang Kaew, this Viharn was called Royal Hall of Chao Kawilorot in older times. It is a Lanna style temple where the second floor is heavily embellished with golden ornaments and paintings. If you love art and culture, then this place is a must visit.
Restaurants and bars
If what you need is a night out, there are several options to choose from. Chiang Mai restaurants offer some of the best food here. High-end restaurants like The Service 1921 are available here as well.
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