Second largest city in Thailand. With its distinctly different character, Chiang Mai is a center for trade and gateway to many interesting sightseeing attractions. Most of all, the city and surrounding villages are famous for handicrafts. Here you will find products made of silk, cotton, wood, silver, ceramics and so much more. Countless shops are yours for browsing in the district around the famous night market. A visit of Chiang Mai should not be missed when you travel to Thailand because there is also fascinating sightseeing, of ancient temples, interesting old architecture, wonderful scenery and friendly people. There are hotels of every style, to suit your taste, some with luxurious health spas. How to get there: Many daily flights serve Chiang Mai from Bangkok.