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Place Chiang Mai

Mueang Chiang Mai is the capital district of Chiang Mai province in northern Thailand. The district contains the city municipality of Chiang Mai and is part of the Chiang Mai urban area .

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Elephant Nature Park

Discover Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Thailand's distressed elephants find peace at this Chiang Mai sanctuary.

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Wat Umong

Discover Wat Umong in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Buddha shrines hide within dark tunnels at this unique forest temple.

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Elephant Poo Poo Paper Park

Discover Elephant Poo Poo Paper Park in Tambon Mae Raem, Thailand: You'll never meet anyone this passionate about elephant droppings.

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Tham Lod Cave

Discover Tham Lod Cave in Tambon Tham Lot, Thailand: A mile-long navigable cave adorned with stalactites and stalagmites reaching up to 65 feet tall.

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You Can Walk Up This ‘Sticky’ Waterfall

The mineral deposits provide a nifty amount of traction.

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Boon Ko Ku So Bridge

Discover Boon Ko Ku So Bridge in Tambon Thung Yao, Thailand: This serene bamboo walkway allows Buddhist monks from remote temples access to the nearby village.

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White Buddha Temple

Discover White Buddha Temple in Pai District, Thailand: A meditative walk up 353 stairs leads to a majestic white Buddha overlooking Pai.