Saturday Walking Street
a leisurely stroll for shopaholics!
Take a stroll when you’re in Chiang Rai and visit one of the city’s most famous outdoor markets on Thanalai Road, an exciting 1-kilometre stretch featuring a broad range of shopping options. Make a visit here part of your stay at a luxury hotel Chiang Rai has to offer shopaholics, such as the Anantara Golden Triangle Thailand. Out of all the Chiang Rai hotels on offer, the gracious hospitality and elegant interiors make this a fine option. Smack in the middle of Chiang Rai, you will encounter an experience like none other at the iconic Saturday market on Thanalai road. Also known as “Saturday Walking Street” or “Chiang Rai Walking Street”, it features runs from 4 in the afternoon to midnight. You will find vendors setting up their stalls from 3-4 pm and is a prime place that offers unique entertainment in the form of traditional Thai dances, street buskers, and of course, some of the best and cheapest shopping in the city. You can snack on a delectable array of local treats, as well as pick up very unique gifts for yourself or to take home, which come in the form of handicrafts, souvenirs, handmade products, silks, and more. And when you tire of walking, put your feet up and get a Thai foot massage and indulge in some people-watching, which is an excellent opportunity to experience Thailand at its most authentic.