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Talad Kao Chao

icon-location-red Popular Old Market In Chiang Mai

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Rachadamnoen Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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Local tour guide
"To beat the crowds at Talad Kao Chao in Chiang Mai, arrive early in the morning before 8 am and make a beeline for the food section to sample some of the freshest local delicacies. Don't forget to bargain when shopping for unique handicrafts and souvenirs to score the best deals."

Talad Kao Chao: A Vibrant Market in Chiang Mai

Talad Kao Chao is a bustling market located in the vibrant city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Situated in the heart of the city, this market offers a unique and authentic shopping experience for visitors. With its diverse range of goods, lively atmosphere, and friendly vendors, Talad Kao Chao is a must-visit attraction for anyone exploring Chiang Mai.

History of Talad Kao Chao

Talad Kao Chao has a rich history that dates back centuries. Originally, it served as a trading hub for locals to exchange goods and produce. Over time, it has evolved into a thriving market that attracts both locals and tourists alike. The market has adapted to the changing times while still retaining its traditional charm, making it a beloved destination for shoppers.

When planning your tours in Chiang Mai don't forget to visit Talad Kao Chao.

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Why is Talad Kao Chao Special?

Talad Kao Chao holds significance for several reasons. Firstly, it is a bustling hub of commerce, offering visitors a wide array of products to browse and buy. From fresh fruits and vegetables to traditional handicrafts and clothing, the market provides a glimpse into the local culture and craftsmanship of Chiang Mai.

Secondly, Talad Kao Chao is an important gathering place for the community. Locals frequently visit the market to catch up with friends, enjoy delicious street food, and immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere. It serves as a central meeting point and a hub of social activity, promoting a sense of community and togetherness.

Things to Do & See at Talad Kao Chao

  • Immerse in the Vibrant Atmosphere: As you explore Talad Kao Chao, you will be enveloped in the sights, sounds, and smells of a bustling market. Engage with friendly locals, experience the energy of the market, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

  • Shop for Local Produce: Talad Kao Chao is a haven for food enthusiasts. Take the opportunity to browse through the stalls and discover a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, and local delicacies. Taste exotic flavors, sample unique snacks, and bring home some authentic Thai ingredients.

  • Discover Handicrafts and Souvenirs: The market is also known for its selection of traditional handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs. From intricately woven fabrics to beautifully hand-carved wooden items, you can find unique mementos to take home and cherish.

  • Enjoy Local Street Food: No trip to Talad Kao Chao is complete without indulging in the mouthwatering street food. From savory noodles and grilled meats to sweet treats and refreshing drinks, the market is a paradise for food lovers.

With its lively atmosphere, rich history, and diverse offerings, Talad Kao Chao is a captivating attraction in Chiang Mai. 

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Whether you are seeking to immerse yourself in the local culture, shop for unique souvenirs, or simply enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, this market is a must-visit destination that will leave a lasting impression on visitors.

Frequently asked questions

What is Talad Kao Chao?

Talad Kao Chao is a popular flea market located in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

What are the operating hours of Talad Kao Chao?

Talad Kao Chao operates from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM every Saturday and Sunday.

What can I find at Talad Kao Chao?

Talad Kao Chao offers a wide range of items, including local handicrafts, vintage clothing, antiques, artwork, and delicious street food.

Is bargaining allowed at Talad Kao Chao?

Yes, bargaining is commonly practiced at Talad Kao Chao. However, it's always recommended to be polite and respectful while negotiating prices.

How do I get to Talad Kao Chao?

Talad Kao Chao is located in the Chiang Mai Old City area. You can easily reach it by taxi, tuk-tuk, or even by walking if you are staying nearby.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Rachadamnoen Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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