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Main purpose was to see the border crossing to Myanmar. Only a 3 mile pedal from our hotel. BTW MaeSot could REALLY use a bike rental shop!
Lots of truck traffic cued to cross.
No longer the ‘wid west’ of former years we were able...More
All sorts of stuff for sale here including clothes, electronics, electrical, gems and souvenirs. Plenty of fake, contraband and smuggled items. I certainly wouldn’t buy any jewellery unless I was a gem expert.
An endless under cover market selling local wares and touristy things right on the river border with Myanmar. Stroll through the peaceful friendly rows of well laid out wares or outside along the boardwalk and talk to the vendors on their rickety platforms on no...More
If this was your first visit to a major market in Thailand I guess you would find it an amazing place.
For experienced and for the most part objective travellers who have visited many markets over 10 years in Thailand we found this experience a...More
This market right near the Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge had a large number of stalls with many things for sale (including some personal goods, some jewelry, some jade). You could spend 1-2 hours shopping here if you wanted. There is a small parking lot adjacent to...More
Ignoring the tat - There are some shops to the east side of the market selling great woodcarvings ; doors, panels, screens etc. - wooden carved panels with exotic subjects of many sizes 1m x 05m we were given a price of 1200thb for a...More
We were there just a few days ago. We live in Chiang Mai and our friend urged us to make a visit. He said that the Rim Moei was even bigger than the market in Mai Sai but now I must disagree. I have been...More
It's just on the border to Myanmar and the border river Moei.
A lot of activities across the river! Burmese people are along thr riverbank, selling fresh crabs, Lobsters and dried fish.
A lot of duty free items like Whiskeys, cigarettes, to the same price...More