Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a city in mountainous northern Thailand. Founded in 1296, it was capital of the independent Lanna Kingdom until 1558.

Information & Facts

Activities

Its Old City area still retains vestiges of walls and moats from its history as a cultural and religious center. It’s also home to hundreds of elaborate Buddhist temples, including 14th-century Wat Phra Singh and 15th-century Wat Chedi Luang, adorned with carved serpents.

Climate

CLIMATE: AVERAGE MONTHLY WEATHER IN Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Hot (Summer) Season in Chiang-Mai extends from March through May. Daytime temperatures can be unbearably hot during this period. The Rainy Season occurs from May through October and "the cool" (Winter) Season finds place from November through February.

Language

Thai is the most used language.

Money

Thai Bhat is the main currency used.

Time

7 hours ahead of GMT

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