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Chang Phuak Gate (The Elephant Gate): Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

This is a good alternative to the food stalls at the southern gate. Maybe not quite as many vendors and no entertainment like the other market sometimes has but still good choice. Fewer tourists but good english spoken at the places we looked at. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

The White Elephant Gate is the northern gate of the old square city wall. The wall was built in the Middle Ages to protect the city.Gradually it was reinforced with more layers to make her even safer. It's a pity that all the walls and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

We wanted a spot to have a coffee and just chill. This is the perfect place to do just that. We didn’t order food, we just came for coffee and smoothies. Great little place

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

There's really only one reason to come here, it's the night market Street food. Specifically, the Cowboy hat lady serving up some incredible pork plates for 30B/50B. There's other food, smoothies, ginger tea & Chinese donuts, congee. But the pork leg is amazing. Grab a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019

Have to stop by this spot to see the Chang Phuak gate, a historic corner on Mani Noppharat Road, there are few Wat (temples) as Wat Kuankama, Wat Chiengman, Wat Huakuang, Wat Montien inside the gate. Across the Gate, on the other side of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Maybe you pass by on the way to the food market or just walking 🚶‍♀️ around the city downtown. Old wall are not well maintained in part of city and this gate is quite well kept.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Chang Phuak Gate or Pratu Chang Phuak is located on the north side of the moat. It was built by King Mangrai 1296 and was initially named Hua Wiang or head of the city. In late 1300’s it was rebuilt by King Saen Muang Ma...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Whats left of the North gate. You get a good view of the moat and Doi Sutep mountain to the west (during the burning season, March & April the mountain is mostly hidden by haze). There are plenty of trees lining the moat. You don't...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dean S
Reviewed August 12, 2017

this is the northern gate or the chang phuak gate. there are 4 gates. it looks like a small castle. it solid red bricks is part of the history of chiangmai.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I love the gate of the Old City, but not so much for their actual physicality, as for the culture, history, and geography that they represent. I feel good seeing them and walking and rikding through them. When by Chang Phuak Gate at night, I...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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