Thailand: Exploring Chiang Mai Old Town

Chiang Mai truly is the city of temples. The old own is a perfect square of a walled city around 1x1km. And yet there are over 50 temples. Besides the two great ones profiled in the previous posts, there are several quite spectacular ones with guided pagoda, pagodas adorned with elephants, old Buddhas, teak Buddhas, twisting dragons, elaborate wall painting and decorations, more gold and more worshippers everywhere. You can roam the perfect grid of Chiangmai old town and spend several days just visiting all these temples within the old town ancient walls.