Chiang Mai Attractions & Sightseeing

Discover exciting things to do in Chiang Mai

There’s an abundance of remarkable discoveries to be made nearby U Chiang Mai. Here’s a pick of our favourite spots to enjoy the local culture and to discover some new, exciting experiences.

Crowd in Wualai Walking Street near U Hotels & Resorts

Wualai Walking Street (Saturday Night Market)

This area is a large and well-known market in Chiang Mai and the perfect place for souvenir shopping at a reasonable price.

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Crowd in Thapae Walking Street near U Hotels & Resorts

Thapae Walking Street (Sunday Night Market)

Starting at the Thapae Gate at one end the Sunday Market, this street extends roughly 1 km. down the full length of Ratchadamnoen Road. Best known for its showcase of northern craftsmanship products, Thapae Walking Street is a must during your visit.

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Distant view of Doi Inthanon National Park near U Hotels

Doi Intanon

Visit the peak of Thailand’s highest mountain to take in the view before embarking on a 360 m. long nature trail on an elevated walkway.

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Wat Chedi Luang temple exterior near U Hotels & Resorts

Wat Chedi Luang

Wat Chedi Luang's massive chedi (pagoda) was built sometime between 1385 and 1402, during the reign of King Saen Muang Ma, 7th ruler of the Mengrai dynasty and is a distinctive feature of the Chiang Mai skyline. At its peak, the chedi measured 60 metres across at the square base and 80 metres tall and was once the home of the Emerald Buddha, Thailand's most sacred religious relic.


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Wat Pra Sigh Buddhist temple exterior near U Hotels at night

Wat Pra Sigh

Located on Sam Lan Road, Wat Phra Sing’s Wihan Lai Kham is home to Phra Phutthasihing, Chiang Mai’s most sacred, Chiang sean-style Buddha image.

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High-angle view of aisles in Warorot Market near U Hotels

Warorot Market

Warorot Market (or Kad Luang) is a must-visit for food lovers as it offers a wide range of ready-to-eat meals, local snacks and all kinds of fresh produce. A large section of the market features inexpensive goods, such as clothing, fashion accessories and personal care products.

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