Chiang Mai Old City is one of the top places of interests for tourists. It is approximately 1.5km square. Centuries ago, the old city was surrounded by walls and moats to protect it from its nearby enemies. Thus, it was an exotic and peaceful centre for Buddhism, merchants, soldier and elephants.
There are many parts of the original city that are left untouched and you can feel the breeze of the exotic past, as you walk through the original city brick walls. Chiang Mai old town is the heart of the city where many activities take place.
Chiang Mai Old City points of interest; Thapae Gate, Sunday Walking Street, Lanna Folklife Museum, Three Kings Monument, Chiang Mai City Art and Cultural Centre, Sompet Market, Saturday Market or Wualai Walking Street Market, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Chiang Man, Wat Phra Singh etc.
Chiang Mai Old City
Location: Si Phum Sub-district, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200 Thailand