Chiang Mai Area
Chiang Mai, the "Rose of the North", is the third largest city in Thailand, culturally the most significant in northern Thailand and the capital of the province of Chiang Mai.
It is located 800 kilometers north of Bangkok, among the highest mountains in the country. The city stay of the Ping River.
In recent years, Chiang Mai has become a city more and more modern.
The city offers many attractions for the thousands of foreign visitors who come to Chiang Mai.
The historic strength of Chiang Mai derives from its important strategic location near a southern branch of the ancient Silk Road.
The city is a important center for its handcrafted goods, umbrellas, silver and wood carvings jewelry.