Chiang Mai means "new city" and was so-named because it was the new capital, founded in 1296. In recent years, Chiang Mai has become an increasingly modern city and has been attracting over 5 million visitors each year, of which between 1.4 million and 2 million are foreign tourists and it is now the most important city of north Thailand, Chiang Mai is one place where there is something for everyone.
The Largest and Most Culturally City In Northern Thailand
Famous Places Around Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai means "new city" and has become an increasingly modern city. It has been attracting over 5 million visitors each year and it is quite far away from the glittering essence of Bangkok, Chiang Mai offers a window to the cultural heritage of the Thai kingdom.