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Top Choice Market in Chiang Mai

Sunday Walking Street

On Sunday afternoon Th Ratchadamnoen is taken over by the boisterous Sunday Walking Street, which feels even more animated than Th Wualai's Saturday Walking Street because of the energetic food markets that open up …
Top Choice Market in Chiang Mai

Saturday Walking Street

The Saturday Walking Street takes over Th Wualai, running southwest from Pratu Chiang Mai at the southern entrance to the old city. There is barely space to move as locals and tourists from across the world haggle v…
Top Choice Clothing in Chiang Mai

Studio Naenna

The colours of the mountains have been woven into the naturally dyed silks and cottons here, part of a project to preserve traditional weaving and embroidery. You can see the whole production process at this worksho…
Arts & Crafts in Southern Chiang Mai Province

Ban Tawai Tourism Village

About 2km east of Hang Dong, Ban Tawai Tourism Village is a vast, pedestrian-friendly tourist market, with hundreds of small shops selling handicrafts and knick-knacks to spruce up your interiors back home. This vas…
Market in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Night Bazaar

Chiang Mai Night Bazaar is one of the city’s main night-time attractions, especially for families, and is the legacy of the original Yunnanese trading caravans that stopped here along the ancient route between Simao…
Art in Chiang Mai

John Gallery

Opened in 1980, this place is a warren of paintings on cotton, cards and rocks, often inscribed with feel-good or creative quotes. Between John's art are dusty hill-tribe embroidery, ancient opium farming tools and …
Market in Chiang Mai

Talat Ton Phayom

This place acts as both a local market and a souvenir stop for Thais visiting from other provinces. Take a look at the packaged-food area (mains from 30B) to see the kinds of edible gifts – such as bags of kâap mŏo …
Accessories in Chiang Mai

Doi Tung

Part of a development project for rural communities in Chiang Rai Province, this very chic emporium is full of handmade scarves, tablecloths, clothing and men's ties made from graceful and very touchable textiles in…
Arts & Crafts in Chiang Mai

HQ Paper Maker

This intriguing shop sells reams of handmade mulberry paper (săh), in a remarkable range of colours and patterns, including gorgeous marbled sheets that resemble the end leaves of bound 19th-century books. Ask about…
Clothing in Chiang Mai

Shinawatra Thai Silk

This venerable family-owned silk shop was already a household name before the owners' nephew, Thaksin Shinawatra, became (now-exiled) prime minister. The range here is a little more dowdy and middle-aged than at the…