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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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Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Bigger than ever!

This is the biggest market in Chiang Mai and seems to have grown and grown over the years! Don't go if you don't like crowds, noise and bustle for there is plenty of all that to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the biggest market in Chiang Mai and seems to have grown and grown over the years! Don't go if you don't like crowds, noise and bustle for there is plenty of all that to abundance. Driving or walking along the road during the day or any other night except for Saturday will totally unprepared you for the metamorphosis... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must do in Chiang Mai. Amazing and very inexpensive food. Great variety, vibe is excellent and people watching alone if worth it. go

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit was in 2015 and i quite enjoyed it. So when I went again December 2016 I was looking forward to it. But this year it wasn't as good. Way to many people there,quite often when walking down the main street the crowds would come to a halt and you would end up just standing there for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

IMHO this market was the best in Chiang Mai. We went in there at ca. 8PM and out at 10. The markets generally offer the same products, but this is slightly cheaper and more convenient as long as it takes part mainly on 1 street only. Recommended!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The market was packed the night we visited. Lots of stalls with lots of wares, but it took forever to get up an down the different lanes. Lots of touristy things on sale, but as others have noted lots of Thai food if you are willing to take a chance and eat from the vendors. Entertainment at one of the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday night, Sunday night they are all really same same, no difference. Masses of shuffling tourists, aggressive vendors and repetitive clothing/souvenirs. If you enjoy looking at the backs of thousands and a sea of heads floating before you, this is for you. What ever charm these markets held before is now gone. Good street food available in the temple yards... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived about 5:30 pm and found it enjoyable to walk all the stalls. Did some buying, ate wonderful food at the vendor court and had a 30 minute foot massage. By 8 pm the crowd was so intense that you simply couldn't move. We were trying to exit the Old City and had to fight the crowds coming in.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We lucked out booking our 3 days in Chiang Mai over the weekend. Accidentally walked in on a parade and found the saturday night market. Food is everywhere and in a huge variety. Tried a lot of different food, and so far no brown rain. Happy days!!

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Burke, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the regular night bazaar before so we decided to try the walking street market this time. There are many hundreds of stalls and thousans of people. I wondered how much of the merchandise was from China but it was still interesting to see the variety of goods. It was definitely worth a visit but not much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The night market was super crowded! It was fun to take a look at the first few stands, but we became very exhausted as moving into the center. All we could see was people's heads and backs. We were hardly able to stay around any vendor too long, for people were always pushing. Having said that, the night market was... More 

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