Planning a vacation in Chiang Mai? We’ll tell you the impress destinations, like a Thai people. Find out here what to see and do, where to find shopping, eating and nightlife in Chiang Mai.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Chiang Mai Walking Street

1.Wualai Walking Street (Saturday Market)
The Wualai has been known for good quality of silver and lacquer wares. On Saturday , the open-air market will be set up for the famous handicraft area. Do not miss a chance to shop for authentic northern silver, lacquer wares and unique handicrafts.
Tourists will enjoy the local foods and Thai traditional performances. The market will start from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

2.Tha Pae Walking Street (Sunday Market)
Tha Pae Walking Street starts from Tha Phae Gate through Ratchadamnoen Road, every Sunday from 7.00 p.m. until midnight.
There are many kinds of local products on a reasonable price along both side of the street where Thai and foreign tourists are enjoy walking and shopping without exhaustion.

3.Ton Kong Market is convened on Saturday mornings in the Sansai-Tonkok community of Tambon Fa Ham, Mueang, Chiang Mai.
Visitors could view and purchase local goods, local delicacies, organic vegetables, flowers, and decorative plants. There are demonstrations of quail farming techniques and cultural presentations by the community’s local youth group, vegetable cultivation by the agricultural group, and the ancient drum presentation by the folk handicrafts group.
Visitors could also take a boat trip to observe lifestyles of communities along the Ping River.

4.Handicrafts Walking-street in San Kampaeng is a great place to view and purchase handicraft goods, foods, souvenirs, and enjoy the ancient San Kampaeng music show. This walking-street takes place every Saturday from 15.00 to 22.00 hrs.

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