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Chiang Mai – The Rose of the North

Elephant Nature Park

I am lover of the sites of great tourist interest, i love to know and in this opportunity, I bring for you a beautiful place that has enthusiased me a lot is Chiang Mai.

This is a spectacular City located in Thailand. I could say that it is one of the favorite places of tourists, because it is different in the other part of the world, which will give you an extraordinary stay and will surprise you even more for their hospitality, their ancestral culture, its enviable climate and scenic beauty make it one of the main destinations on the planet. All this makes Chiang Mai a unique and special destination to visit.

A city has grown vertiginously. It has a historical center, which you cannot stop walking around that place. Defined by the walls with which it was built in defense of the Burmese attacks. The most beautiful found within these walls I can say that they are spectacular Buddhist temples, some more exceptional than others; In the same way you can enjoy the walk through the magical corners of the old town, until you have a delicious fruit smoothie Variety of flavors, colors, smells.

For its temples and architectural ruins, real treasures that help us understand the important role that Chiang Mai has had in the history of Thailand. For its food, Chiang Mai has an exquisite gastronomic example of the flavors of cuisine. The food on the street, beautiful restaurants, china town, street markets. Another way to enjoy this city through taste and smell.

Warorot market
Warorot market

The most preferred by the Warorot market, is open day and night with flowers, food, clothes, tailors on the street, readers of letters, everything that you can think of and more.

To the outside of the city, the old central, Nimmanhaemin Avenue is lined with sophisticated galleries, fashion shops, cafes and restaurants that prepare the local dish, khao soi (curried noodles).

The city also offers traditional khantoke dinners, which are served at low tables in teak pavilions, accompanied by dance shows and Thai music. In the outdoor markets such as the Night Bazaar you can find handicrafts, such as silk, cutlery and lacquerware. Chiang Mai also serves as a base for excursions to the nearby mountains, where temples, rehabilitation camps or isolated villages of the hill tribes are visited.

Chiang mai is a prestigious place to shop, cataloged as the paradise of shopping, due to the sophisticated shops and famous markets. Other things you can do is to visit the famous roses of the north. This one has been know as a city full of stories that houses architectural gems of antiquity, and especially for being a quiet city away from the daily stress of the capital. The rose of the north has become the favorite of tourists, where you can do many things within which you could visit elephant’s elephant Nature Park, enjoy their charms, and perform training with them.

Elephant Nature Park
Elephant Nature Park

The Elephant Nature Park is famous for being a recovery center or sanctuary where animals are not subjected to any kind of abuse. After the day of almost all day, it would be best to relax with a good massage in the prison of Chiang Mai women and end the day with a good dinner visiting other night markets in the city, such as the Kalare Night Bazaar.

Chiang Mai is the perfect city to learn new things: Do you like cooking? – You can take a course and learn to cook homemade specialties! Do you like martial arts? – Learn the basic movements of Muay Thai, the Thai national sport, and if you like massages? – You can receive massages and learn to give them!

Kalare Night Bazaar
Kalare Night Bazaar

Because Orientals believe that, a vital energy enters our body through breathing and reaches all its parts through energy channels. When there is a blockage of this energy for causes that may be psychic or emotional physical type, there is an imbalance of energy and eventually the disease.

Thai Traditional Massage is a slow and dynamic bodywork that involves passive stretching with static pressures throughout the body. The therapist uses their hands, fingers, thumbs, knuckles, elbows, knees, forearms, feet and all body weight in a series of movements linked to each other with gentle swings, in a rhythmic and coordinated way with the breath, which visually will seem to us a delicate oriental dance. With extremely cheap prices, you can enjoy and learn about these relaxation techniques.

Another tip that I could give you, so that you visit the famous roses of the North is to take it more calmly and to know better the surroundings of the capital. A very good option would be to go to San Kamphaeng Hot Spring, go to relax in the waters of the lake of Huay Tung Tao, eat some good fish and seafood, to end the day visiting in the city the terracotta garden that is one from those little-known corners that Chiang Mai offers us.

San Kamphaeng Hot Spring
San Kamphaeng Hot Spring

Museum (Baan Phor Liang Museum). Another option that could give you and an excellent idea is to visit the Ethnic Museum or Tribal Museum of the city. During the visit, we can better know the culture of the different ethnic groups that inhabit the area, such as Hmong, Akha, Lisu, Lahu, Karen. Moreover, the craft shop the Garden of Terracotta opens every day or the Chinatown or Warorot Market.

Baan Phor Liang Museum
Baan Phor Liang Museum

Finally yet importantly, Chiang Mai is a city of culture and live music. Every night, in many of the restaurants and bars in the old part of the city you can listen to live music. You can enjoy jazz concerts (like in the famous North Gate Jazz Bar), reggae or bands doing versions of rock or pop classics.

As you can see, there are many things you can do and the best part is that most are completely free reasons are more than enough to choose to visit Chiang Mai as one of the destinations that you should not miss when traveling in Thailand you should only cheer and decide to visit this beautiful city.

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