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Saturday Night Market Walking Street - Wua Lai Road

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Address: Wualai Road (Near Chiang Mai Gate), Chiang Mai, Thailand
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This street is just off the Chiang Mai Gate. Unlike a report below, I found this market to sell all sorts of goods as well as food stalls. The goods stalls far outnumber the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Dubbo, Australia
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Dubbo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This street is just off the Chiang Mai Gate. Unlike a report below, I found this market to sell all sorts of goods as well as food stalls. The goods stalls far outnumber the food stalls. There seems to be much more hand made products sold here than in other markets which have mainly factory produced items. The street does... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was fun and provided many chances to find items that are better and more authentic than those at the Night Market. Be sure to bargain.

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San Francisco, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's fun to walk along the market on Wualai (a diagonal street just south of the Old City), shopping for this and that, making small talk with locals and foreigners, getting snacks, picking up souvenirs, checking out the silver temple and possibly listening to the monks chant for a bit, donating to the buskers, and so on.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a market for selling something but there are food stalls on a street. The food are the local food, like Pad Thai, BBQ, fried dumplings, pan cake ... etc. Food is yummy but there are too many people in there. Had a nice evening! :)

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Thank chrlui02
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This market goes on and on and on... but i liked it. Having walked thru Chatachak in Bangkok this was a piece of cake and the quality of goods so much better.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was literally a 5 minute walk from our hotel (The Golden Bell) and we got their about 18.45 and it was already busy. Our hotel advised us to go early especially with a 3 year old. We really enjoyed this market, it's big and live music and fab street food! Managed to get some good buys and had a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those places you have to visit just to be able to say, "Been there, done that." If you are in CM, you need to visit the Saturday Night Market. The things you get there are almost the same as those on the regular night markets scattered around CM streets. One advice, go there early as in... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful market. Tons of things to buy. You will spend every penny. Delicious food also. Make sure you visit Lebanese restaurant called Gulf republic. Delicious.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This market was fantastic and had a really great vibe to it. Basically the main road shuts down to traffic and opens up a million different market stalls. So much better than the markets in Bangkok. This market had so many handmade and locally designed items that we fell in love with - tshirts designed by local students, handmade toys... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's on one street, so you can literally go from one end to the other and back to decide if you want to buy the elephants pants you saw earlier. However, don't fret if you decided not to buy them, cause most likely you will see it at the Sunday night market the following night.

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