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Address: Chotana Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Thanin market

Thanin market is a large market in the city. It has a huge range of goods available in the market and around it. You can find food, fashions, gems, etc. It is aimed at... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Peter J
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Thanin market is a large market in the city. It has a huge range of goods available in the market and around it. You can find food, fashions, gems, etc. It is aimed at the locals. people will stop here to buy their take away meals. Prices tend to be pretty reasonable. the food can be delicious and it is... More 

Thank Peter J
Seattle, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Don't go here expecting to find souvenirs, trinkets and all the other tourist stuff. This is a food market, and a good one. You can get fresh food in one section, pre-made food in another, and also a food court which covers a good range of Thai Food.

Thank S0by
Phitsanulok, Thailand
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This a very local market, but one of the cleaner ones. They have everything from fruits and vegetables to fresh meat, in a special cold room. There are lots of snack foods on sale and an endless variety of prepared curries and other Thai dishes. You can just buy a bag of it 20-30 baht and eat in your hotel,... More 

Thank falangsabai
London, United Kingdom
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815 reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

I've stayed near this market several times. However, I rarely shopped here due to sky-high prices of mostly fruit and vegetables.(A lot of fruit is around double and veg' triple the price found at other markets, e.g. tomatoes 60 bt per kilo). Cheaper to shop in the supermarket for many items especially fresh produce. Some cheap clothes outlets and good... More 

Thank Nomadman411978
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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience! Here is where locals go shopping for food, and there's all kinds of it. People don't speak English that much, but it's always possible to communicate somehow.

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76 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A great place to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, and inexpensive Thai food. A bee-hive of activity, especially from 4-6 pm. Other shops sell shoes, clothing, cosmetics, etc. includes a bakery as well.

Thank Rataq
Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

I love Thanin market. It is my go to place for the best food in Chiang Mai. An excellent selection of local produce where Thais go to shop. I especially love the hot food displayed in large wok shaped pots and scooped into plastic bags so you take home to your home or hotel. Prices are the same as other... More 

1 Thank doug m
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Expensive for non local. If we could not speak the local language,they will charge super expensive (im thai but not local). Overall the market is clean and verietiess. The food is extremely expensive. The fish in the picture is 100 baht. I used to buy it 20 baht per piece before (same shop) when the owner see that I am... More 

3 Thank ChunPeiPei
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 25 December 2014

Clean fresh market where you can find local thai food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I tried congi with mince pork for breakfast on a cold nice morning on Chang peuk road, opposite Rajchapat University. Fresh meat and vegetable can be found here including fruits. Other shops for many type of things such as shoes, cloths, toys etc. Many student... More 

Thank Noi-ChiangMai
Minneapolis, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 678 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Great place to get a feel for life in Chiang Mai. There are areas with seafood, some with pork, and many with vegetables. Great to walk around and see.

1 Thank lucycan

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