Located in the northern region of Thailand, right next to the modern Chiang Mai city, The Old City of Chiang Mai is an idyllic destination to witness Thai culture and art. Read on to know more about this amazing region and things you could do here.
Founded in the year of 1296 the Old City of Chiang Mai is one of the most historically significant cities in Thailand. It has also been recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Visiting here and taking a stroll while witnessing the amazing views will certainly be a unique experience especially if you are a history buff.
Places to see
Chiang Mai has a variety of places you could visit to see exquisite art and stunning architecture. There are some spots that offer a variety of entertainment too. Chiang Mai Art and Cultural Center, the exquisite street markets, religious monuments and temples are some of the places you might want to consider visiting.
Getting there and accommodation options
You can reach the site by taking a taxi from any part of the new Chiang Mai city. If you are staying at any of the Chiang Mai residences which are located close to the old city the likes of Anantara Chiang Mai Serviced Suites, it will be easy to get about easily.
Other things to do
The markets in this city are home to a number of boutique shops that specialize in selling souvenirs and crafts. There are also a number of restaurants and cafes around the city where you could spend a memorable time together with your loved one while enjoying great food.
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+