1 Day Chiang Mai Historical & Cultural Tour


 

Chiang Mai, translated as “new city”, was founded in 1296 by King Mengrai the Great, as the capital of the first independent Tai state called “Lanna Thai. It became the cultural and religious center of the northern Tai area and remained so throughout the Burmese period until 1775. The tour will bring you to the heart and soul of the Lanna Kingdom, translated as “Land of a Million Rice fields.


9:00 am. Departure from the hotel

 

9:30 am. Arrive at the Chiangmai National Museum. Established in 1954, it has become the main repository for the arts and crafts of chiangmai and Northern Thailand.

 

11:10 am. Visit Wat Phra Singha, one of Chiang Mai’s most, important sanctuaries. Construction began in 1345 and was completed in 1400. Nearby, the small Phra Wiharn Lai Kham, made from 500 years old teakwood. It contains the venerated image of the Phra Singh Buddha.


 

11:50 am. Visit Wat Chedi Luang is noted for is oversized chedi. Originally built in 1401, it was enlarged and built higher in the mid-1400s and subsequently destroyed by an earthquake in 1545.


 

12:30 pm. Enjoy lunch at a Restaurant.


01:40 pm. Visit Wat Suan Dok, also known as the “Flower Garden Temple”. Set amidst wide, open gardens. This temple was built in the 14th century during the reign of the Lanna Thai monarch.


 

02:15 pm. Visit Wat Jed Yod. Built in 1477, this temple is based on the design from the Mahabodhi temple in India. The seven spires represent the seven weeks that the Lord Buddha was supposed to have spent in Bodhgaya, India after his enlightenment.

 

03:30 pm. Return to the hotel


Duration : 6.5 hours.


 

 


 


Tel : +6682 8989 606  (Thai sim card : 082 8989 606)


Tel : +6681 9898 088  (Thai sim card : 081 9898 088)


 





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