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Address: Chiang Dao, Thailand

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Local treats and cheap sneakers

This market is intended for locals but still offers an enjoyable insight for travellers who wants to look for tribes people or taste some jungle foods. One section is dedicated to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2015
Ewster
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Melbourne, Australia
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Phuket, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

This is a market for locals where local produce and cheap clothing are mainly sold. There are no products such as local handicrafts that would interest tourists. The only thing of interest is possibly seeing the hilltribe costumes in the area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

This market is intended for locals but still offers an enjoyable insight for travellers who wants to look for tribes people or taste some jungle foods. One section is dedicated to tribes people bringing their goods into town. Most of the market is for locals to buy essentials, and shop for manufactured goods. Lots of yummy fried things for breakfasts... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

I was in Chiang Dao area for 4 months recently, from December 2014 to March 2015. As a result, I had a chance to visit this market at least 4 Tuesday mornings. I REALLY enjoyed it. Like the other reviewers have said, it's an authentic Thailand market, not something designed for tourists - very different from the Night Bazaar or... More 

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2 Thank parrot45
Haiku, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

I enjoyed this market because it was educational as well as interesting......there were craftsmen making woven items for sale....at a very reasonable price....everyone was very friendly also....i purchased some very beautiful gifts made by the artist.....a nice place to support local culture from several different hill tribes

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2 Thank norman m
Chiang mai
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

Freshly picked fruit and veges , home made bread and cakes and a lot of well priced clothing. This market is well attended taking up the whole main street,both sides

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1 Thank Retiredexpat
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

I like Thai Markets and this oine takes up most of the High Street through central Chiang Dao. Well worth taking time out to walk round it. Once a week on a Tuesday. It's hot and dusty - there are very few tourist trinkets here - but the Hilltribes visit in their traditional costumes and buy and sell their wears.... More 

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Thank Christian K
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Having wasted a lot of time looking at "authentic" hill tribe crafts in the tourist markets of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, I really found this market enjoyable. It is simply a real market where local people (including the hill tribes) come to buy and sell everything from fresh vegetables, to clothes to hardware. We were here 2 hours and... More 

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1 Thank Kane F
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

There are many good and cheap stuffs. Open on tuesday in the morning. You will see local people and many hilltribe come to buy and sell products. Real lifestyie of Chiang Dao community.

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Thank lovet0ur
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

Among all autentic thigs around Chiang Mai, I'm not sure why this market is even mentioned. I planned my 'day-out' around it and it was a great disappointment. The major attraction was the Thai cafe place at the end of it. Just skip it

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Thank Ampurias
Qingdao, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

I didn't see a lot I was interested in buying (except for food -- have a light breakfast). The real value here (for me) was people watching. Especially the hill tribe people who come down for the market. If you haven't seen many Asian markets, it is a sight to see. There are some very interesting things to see even... More 

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