Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai was the capital of the Kingdom of Lanna between 1296 and 1768, and the Kingdom of Chiang Mai from 1774 to 1939. Founded in 1296, Chiang Mai means new city.

Chiang Mai, a peaceful city, offers an escape from the bustle of Bangkok and is known as “The rose of the North” with its tranquil atmosphere, cultural beauties and green surroundings. Indeed, Chiang Mai impresses with its extraordinary natural and historical beauties. Its festivals, museums and dining have made this a center of culture in Thailand.

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