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Old City

Chiang Mai’s Old City: The Collection Point at Sunny Hostel


Nestled in northern Thailand, Chiang Mai Old City is a confluence of history and culture. The city is home to iconic places like Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Chiang Man, and Wat Phra Singh. These spots showcase its rich history.

The city walls stand as testament to its rich legacy, with every brick narrating tales of the Lanna Kingdom. This captivating heritage draws visitors eager to visit this city and experience its many wonders. The Old City's network of streets beckons for exploration, with most attractions a mere walk away.


The Old City of Chiang Mai is a living chronicle. As you walk around, you'll get vibes from old temples in Chiang Mai's oldest temple. The majestic Wat Chedi Luang beckons, while Wat Phra That Doi Suthep waits in the near distance, promising serenity. Along the serene Ping River, another dimension of Chiang Mai unfolds.

The Chiang Mai City Arts and the Lanna Folklife Museum vividly display the Lanna Kingdom's heritage. Every exhibit at the City Arts and Cultural Center tells a saga of times past.

Tha Pae, another historically significant area, whispers secrets of the Lanna era. At the heart, the King's Monument stands firm, a nod to the city's regal lineage. As evening takes hold, night markets spring to life.

When planning to visit Chiang Mai, including day trips or extended stays, the Old City is the nexus. It represents more than history. It's a bridge between the old and new. And the Sunny Hostel, with its central position, amplifies this connection.

Trips radiating from here are vast. While many target bustling Bangkok, diverse day excursions spotlight Chiang Mai's magic. And as you plan, don't forget to enter dates to see prices for various offerings, ensuring a seamless journey.


Walking in the city’s streets is like stepping through history. The city's temples, especially the oldest ones, tell amazing old stories. These structures are Chiang Mai's heartbeat. Engaging with them means not only appreciating their beauty but feeling the pulse of the city.

In essence, Chiang Mai, with its mix of historical depth and modern rhythm, guarantees a journey of discoveries. From the aged Wat Chedi Luang to bustling night markets, surprises await at every corner. And as you navigate its myriad attractions, the Lanna Kingdom's spirit envelops you.

Things to Know:

Bicycles available near Sunny Hostel offer a personal way to discover the Old City.

From this collection point you can catch direct buses to major places, making your travel smooth and easy.

Local excursions often span temple visits, culinary delights, artisanal sessions or National Parks.

Even though it's a main spot, it's still pretty chill, so you get that peaceful Chiang Mai vibe.

Northern Thailand hosts vibrant and unique ethnic groups, often referred to as the Chiang Mai hill tribes.

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