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Things to do in Hang Dong District

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“If you feel like geting fancy, visiting Nimman road is a great idea. Tell the red car to stop you in Maya Mall (30 THB/pax) Shopping malls, fancy shops and heaps of food apart from fashion and modern life is what you will find. On the bottom of Maya there is a nice affordable food court, you can also buy your sim card here.”
  • 162 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Famous pub in Chaingmai with live music and great food just in walking distance from the property”
  • 90 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“This temple is located in the center of Chiang Mai city. Built during the reign of King Saen Muang, the 7th King of the Mangrai Dynasty The stair rail is a serpent shaped wiggle on the tail of the temple arch. This pair of Nak is an ancient workmanship that has since been known as the most beautiful Nak of the north.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“A must go place for Tourists. 40min drive up the mountain to find a temple on the top. Awesome view of Chiang Mai. Very famous very touristy but worth the ride up . Hire a Taxi or Grab Taxi to get up there. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“This is quite a must-go place in Chiang Mai, which means crowds spoil it a little bit. But actually there is a moment when this place actually recovers its uniqueness, it is right after the sunset. At night Doi Suthep is an amazing place to feel the importance of the place. Tell us to go there at night, we will never say no!”
  • 100 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“Wat Phra Singh is one of the finest examples of classic Lanna style temple architecture in Northern Thailand built in the 14th century located in the old walled city, 400m from Thapae Loft.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Zoo Exhibit
“If you like animals and enjoy close contact with them, don't miss it here. I'm sure your children will enjoy it.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Park
“In 1950 the US government sent military advisers to train tribal police along the border of Thailand. Among them was Harold Mason Young, son of American missionaries, who had been born in Burma. Young started helping injured animals, and his collection started getting visitors. The Chiang Mai provincial government set aside 24 acres (9.7 ha) at the base of Doi Suthep, the mountain immediately adjacent to Chiang Mai, and the facility was opened to the public in 1957. When Young died in 1974, the property was taken over by Chiang Mai Province. The zoo was expanded to its current 200 acres (81 ha) footprint, transferred to the Zoological Park Organization under the patronage of the King of Thailand, and opened as the official zoo of Chang Mai Province in 1977. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Shopping Mall is near my cottage. Wide variety of stores, restaurants, food court here is amazing with local food menu options, even you need grocery walk to TOPs super market.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“The 700-year-old forest temple is worth a visit, with tropical gardens and a towering stupa. The pond is a peaceful spot to feed the turtles and fish, and the ancient tunnels beneath the temple are believed to date back to the 13th and 14th-centuries.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Department Store
“many people enjoy Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Centre as it is genuinely Thai. It is still unbeatable as one of the cheapest places to eat in Chiang Mai. It has Tops Market (super market) to buy everything you need. In the shopping mall, you can find chain stores such as Boots and Ice-cream shop, Black Canyon Coffee, Waston... The fried chicken with rice and broth at one of the food stalls is excellent. For about 50B you can get a huge bowl of pork noodle soup with dumplings. If you don't want or enjoy a band, you can eat at the smaller food court inside the same area as the Tops Market. They have a good kao soy, if you enjoy that dish. Tops has a great salad bar! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Salad Place
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“The salad restaurant where you can eat from 6.30 am to 22.00 pm everyday. The food is nice and fresh. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“| Opening Hours: 07.00 AM – 6.00 PM | Location: Nimmana Haeminda 15/3, Tambon Su Thep, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand It is arguably the best café in Chiang Mai. Ristr8to is run by the famous barista who won the World Latte Art Champion in 2017. Not only do they have the best coffee in Chiang Mai, they also have a very cozy atmosphere.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Park
“HISTORY In 2006 the Royal Thai Government, through the Department of Agriculture, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives organized the International Horticultural Exposition at the Royal Agricultural Research Centre, Chiang Mai, for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne and His 80th Birthday Anniversary. The exposition was extremely successful. There were a total of more than 3 million visitors including foreigners visited the Exposition. In 2008, the Cabinet, in order to extend the success of the exposition and to make use of the International Horticultural Exposition area for maximum benefit, has authorized the Highland Research and Development Institute (Public Organization) to manage the area since December 11, 2009 as a learning centre for botanical agriculture and the site for agro-tourism and culture at the international level of Thailand. Subsequently, His Majesty the King has graciously given the name of this area as “The Royal Park Rajapruek” since January 23, 2010. Royal Pavilion The Royal Pavilion, or Ho Kham Luang in Thai, was the most impressive architecture of the Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006. Built in the style of a royal pavilion of the ancient Lanna Kingdom in the Northern part of Thailand, the architecture portrayed the exquisite grandeur, beauty and grace of Lanna architecture which has been passed down through generations. At the Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006, the Royal Pavilion was the architectural highlight, the heart of the show, prominently positioned and attracting visitors symbolizing the way His Majesty the King remained at the heart of all Thai people. Built on a raised mound over 3,000 sq.m, the Royal Pavilion proudly displayed the glory of traditional Lanna architecture. The entire support structure was built, without a single nail, using wooden bolts as in the traditional method. Wiharn Sot or the swooping multi-tiered roof tiled was a basic feature of the ancient pavilion which represents the monarchy and distinguishes it from those of normal citizens. The Sao Luang or the royal pillars supports the roof of the pavilion, these huge wooden pillars is cylindrical in shape, printed in black and adorned with drawings in Thai motif and golden leaves. The gold motif on each royal pillar was different to show the various patterns of traditional gilded lacquer work of northern Thailand. Naban refers to the triangle shaped roof and entrance pillars perhaps the most stunning feature built by the 60 Sla, or Chang Sin Moo (10 types of Artistry) selected from each of the sub-district in Northern Thailand, who came together to construct the Naban. Apart from the structural aspects of the Lanna style, the Royal Pavilion also includes numerous decorative elements the reflects the wisdom and beauty of the Lanna architectural tradition, Cho Fahs, a bird-like decoration placed on the ends of the pavilion roof, take the form of the pointed-beak, Nok Karavek (a mythical Thai bird). The Nakkatan, or Kantuay (curved roof-ends) are curved in the shape of the Hasadi Link, or “great elephant bird” In additional to the gorgeous structure of the Royal Pavilion, visitors could observe the detail of various master piece of native Lanna artisan in Chiang Mai, Phrae, Nan and Lampang provinces, whose master pieces can be found throughout the structure. Many additional Lanna artworks surround the Royal Pavilion, such as the Prasat Fueng Khonfai, a castle-like sculpture representing “the Glory of Light”, the Phum Mo Dok (a Northern style in porcelain signifying loyalty) and numerous sculptured giants and elephants positioned as guards of the pavilion. The Royal Pavilion was a master piece of the prominent Lanna architect, Master Artisan Rung Chanthabun, who designed and supervised the construction.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“North Gate Jazz Co-Op is the premier live jazz bar in Chiang Mai, with an immensely talented roster of live musicians. It is located close to the Chang Puak Gate on the north side of the moat in the Old City. Even though this bar lacks the views and the ambiance of the several Riverside Bars popular with jazz fans, we love North Gate Jazz Co-Op for sticking true to jazz classics and not watering it down pop standards as some places are prone to do in Thailand. The bar is a little run down and offers limited seats inside, so if you are lucky you might grab the sofa facing the band, but we enjoy the ambiance at the tables that spill out of the bar. Usually there are two bands every night, playing from 21:00 and finishing at 24:00. There are ‘free jam’ sessions on Tuesday nights.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Three Kings Monument consists of the bronze statues of King Mengrai, the founder of Chiang Mai and his two friends, King Ramkamhaeng of Sukhothai and King Ngam Muang of Payao, who are believed to have worked together to build the city. This has become an iconic part of the city and is reproduced in different forms and installed in different parts of Chiang Mai. There is a square in front of the monument which is the venue for many festivals. The square is surrounded by restaurants serving western food; close-by is also the office of Thai Airways. The Three Kings Monument is located inside the city walls at the center of the old city. The monument stands in front of the Old Provincial Hall building which is today the City Art and Culture Center. The locals regard the monument as a shrine for the three kings. They offer flowers, incense and candles to the statue to invoke the blessings of these great Kings who conceived of the idea of the city of Chiang Mai.”
  • 34 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Salad Place
“The salad restaurant where you can eat from 6.30 am to 22.00 pm everyday. The food is nice and fresh. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“| Opening hours: 11.00 AM – 9.00 PM (Q line always starts at 11.30 AM!) | Location: Nimmana Haeminda 13, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand Tong Tem Toh is the place to go if you want to have the authentic northern Thai cuisine in Chiang Mai. They always have a long queue, but you can order while waiting for a table and food comes promptly after you are seated.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Mix lives up to its name. This bold restaurant takes cuisine by the horns and mixes up food from different cultures, countries, and at times even courses, to create a unique menu that screams Mix.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Are you a sweet tooth ? I would like to recommend this place Gu Roti you can enjoy Fusion Roti and Thai tea in this place in Nimman Road. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“MICHELIN Guide Thailand Extends to Chiang Mai. Another one of my favorite restaurants in Chiangmai. I always take my family and my visitors there and everyone loves it. Make a reservation if you’re planning to visit during holidays or high season. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Address : 2 404 Somphot Chiang Mai 700 Pi Rd, Mae Hia, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100 Open : Everyday 5.00 pm - 12.00 pm”
  • 7 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“very nice place full of beautiful flower, lake view, and jungle table. very good North Thai food.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Huen Muan Jai 24 Ratchaphruek Road, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, 50300, Thailand 150 - 500 THB • Thai MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View This restaurant, whose name means ‘happy home’, is a traditional Lanna house with a garden surrounded by trees. Chef Charan Thipeung, whose skills in northern Thai cuisine previously landed him on a popular tv program, offers many traditional dishes which are hard to find nowadays, such as spicy soup with young jackfruit and pork and sour soup with Chinese cabbage and pork. Other classics like Hang-Le curry and Nam Phrik Num are also not to be missed.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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