Warorot Market (Kad Luang) is a major market selling local foods such as sour pork, northern Thai spicy sausage, Vietnamese-style sausage, chili paste, etc. It opens from morning to evening. The market at the back of the Ping River is the flower market. At night, there are fresh flowers for sale.
Warorot Market is located where Chang Moi Road and Witchayanon Road converge. it can also accessed from the corner of Lao Jok Alley. It opens in early morning. Some of the shops open since five a.m. Clothes and souvenirs shops are closed at about six to seven p.m. However, the alley next to the market opens to eleven p.m.
Warorot Market (Kad Luang) has a long history. Originally, the current location was the place of the crematorium for funerals and the mortuary urns of many Chiang Mai rulers. After Dararatsami, the wife of King Chulalongkorn ordered to move those mortuary urns to Wat Suan Dok and collected her own money and money from Intrawarorot, the ruler of Chiang Mai in that period to build a market in this area.
Warorot Market was named after the name of Intrawaroro. The local have called it Kad Luang until now.
Warorot Market (Kad Luang)
Location: Wichayanon Rd, Tambon Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50300 Thailand