Ancient Town of Chiang Saen

Ancient Town of Chiang Saen

Where : North of Chiang Rai

Category : Travel / Attractions

Updated by : Admin

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Open hours : Wed-Sun (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) except public holidays

Fee : 100 baht

Hilight :


• Many ancient ruins, graceful stuccos and splendid craftwork found in the area
• The Buddha images showcase Lanka, Sukhothai and Ayutthaya art and techniques
• Charming and serene atmosphere on the banks of the Mekhong River

Activity :


• Explore the history of the ancient town of Chiang Saen.
• Enjoy sightseeing along Mekhong River

 

How to go :


• By car: From Mae Chan District, Chiang Mai, travel for 30 kilometers via Highway No. 1016 to Chiang Saen
• By bus: There are buses traveling from Chiang Rai to Chiang Saen. 20 baht one way (the trip takes 45 minutes to 2 hours)

 

What / Why :

It is recorded that the ancient community was founded in the north of Chiang Rai Province more than 2000 years ago. Chiang Saen has both scenic natural attractions and an impressive cultural heritage, making it a peaceful tourist attraction for everyone.

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For More Information :

Contact :
• Chiang Rai Cultural Office
Tel: (66) 5371 7420
E-mail: chiangrai@m-culture.go.th
• Chiang Saen National Museum
702 Phahonyothin Road, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai 57150
Tel: (66) 5377 7102
Fax: (66) 5377 7102 ext 28

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