Matsayit Ban Haw
A large and colourful wát.
Baan Tuek Art Center
Hosts overspills shows from the Chiang Mai University Art Museum.
Housed in the old city post office, this museum has lots of historic Thai stamps.
Kalare Boxing Stadium
Touristy fights behind the Kalare Night Bazaar.
Kao Soi Fueng Fah
The best of the Muslim-run kôw soy vendors along Halal St, with the choice of beef or chicken with your noodles in curry broth.
Soi 1, Th Charoen Prathet (Halal St) · interesting places nearby
Matsayit Ban Haw information
A remnant from the days when Chiang Mai was a detour on the Silk Road, this Thai-Muslim mosque is the largest in the city, attended by a small but prosperous community of local traders at the Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. Although the complex has been modernised, the main building was founded a century ago by jeen hor (‘galloping Chinese’), the Thai expression for Yunnanese caravan traders. Within the past two centuries, the city’s Muslim community has also grown to include ethnic Yunnanese Muslims escaping unrest in neighbouring Laos and Burma.