Attractions in Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai is a neighbour province of Chiang Mai. Both of them are historic , as they were parts of Lanna Kingdom in the past. Therefore, a bunch of interesting tourist attractions are guaranteed.
However, let’s just focus on Chiang Rai. In this province, you can full-fill your holidays with your love ones without feeling bored at all.
There are many attraction places in Chiang Rai for you to visit, each of them can definitely satisfy you. To be precise, no matter what kind of tourist attraction you like, you will find that in Chiang Rai.
For an example, if you wish to learn about the history of Lanna, you probably want to visit museums. There are many museums around Chiang Rai that can provide you the knowledge of Lanna. You probably want to go to Oub Kham Museum, Ban Daam Museum or Chiangsaen National Museum.
If you’re interested in nature exploring, you will want to visit a national park. The beautiful national parks in Chiang Rai are countless. But if you want some suggestions, let’s visit Doi Luang National Park, Khun Chae National Park, or Lam Nam Kok National Park. Camping is allowed at these national parks. You will have your full-time fun.
If you want to do some shopping and don’t want to be far away from the downtown, that’s fine. Within Chiang Rai downtown, there are still many good places. Take Chiang Rai Walking Street as the first one, as it is one of the most popular night shopping district.
Or, if you don’t want to do shopping, but just want to find some nice place to relax yourself, that’s still fine too. Let’s take some places like Singha Park, Wat Rong Khun, Khun Kon Waterfall etc.
For those who want to feel the atmosphere of different nations, there are some place that can help you. Take Mae Sai Market as an example. This is a Thai-Burmese market, located just between the borders of Thailand and Myanmar. Some ethnic villages like Ban Pa Ao and Ban Ta Khao Pluak are perfect also.
Long story short, nothing should disappoint you, if you choose to spend your holidays in Chiang Rai. The province is beautiful, natural, and peaceful. Good place for every family members to spend a great time together.
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