Attractions, image galleries, Chiang Mai
From a history dating back hundreds of years to modern shopping centres displaying the latest in electronics and couture, and a lifestyle suspended somewhere in between, sightseeing in Chiang Mai is a feast for the senses, and I mean all six of them. Whether you come under the Marco Polo club of traveller or the Phileas Fogg variety, Chiang Mai will get under your skin in a pleasant sort of way. You simply can't escape it.
Pung Tao Gong Ancestral Temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Chiang Mai. It was constructed during the reign of Rama V in the year 1878.
The shrine was recently restored, and is very ornate. It shows that Chinese culture is well alive under the Thais of Chinese ancestry who came to Thail
Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is a Buddhist temple around 15 kilometers from the city of Chiang Mai, located on a mountain with the same name; it was founded in 1383.
From the temple impressive views of Chiang Mai can be seen and it remains a popular destination of foreign visitors. From the car