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Shopping in Chiang Rai – Herbs, crafts, food, and many more!

Chiang Rai is not just for enjoying its temples, waterfalls, tea plantations, and mountains. While foodies have the best food spots for their food adventures, shopaholics have the perfect shopping spots in this city. Check this out to know the shopping options you have in Chiang Rai.


Chiang Rai Walking Street

How about enjoying a local shopping experience during your stay at a hotel in Chiang Rai the likes of Hotel Sooknirund? The Chiang Rai Walking Street, with its hundreds of shopping stalls and food carts, comes to life every Saturday. It provides a festive experience to its visitors and the entertainment provided by live folk music makes the experience much greater. Clothes, accessories, crafts, and Thai snacks are all there to make you feel delighted.


Chiang Rai Herbs Shop

Although it's not so great with exterior looks or high technological processes, the Chiang Rai Herbs Shop still gets thousands of customers a day. It has all kinds of herbal products and supplements that you need. If you want to purchase the best spa products, fruit wines, herbal capsules, and tea, this is the shop you've got to visit when you are in Chiang Rai.


Kaad Luang

If you are a foodie, you should not miss visiting Kaad Luang, which is also known as the Central Market. No matter what munchies or snacks your taste buds ask for, this market has it all. If you get the chance to go to this market very early in the morning, you'll also be able to see how the market activities are taking place inside the bazaar. Then, you not only get the chance to enjoy various street food, but also many other clothes, toys, and accessories. If you head to this market in the evening, it will just be a street food scene.


MZ Collection

This is a small boutique that will be loved by the ladies out there. MZ Collection is known for different sorts of handmade crafts and they are all hand-made by the owner of this shop. There are beautiful pieces of earrings, rings, necklaces, and bracelets and they all have unique designs as well.



Located right next to the Clock Tower, this local snack shop is always crowded with locals and tourists. The owners have not given much attention to the building's exterior look, but once you go in, you'd spot all types of budget eateries that you never knew existed. Be it the green chilli dips or kap moo, this shop has it all.


Local Products Promotion Centre

Located right behind the King Mengrai the Great Monument, this pink-coloured building is known for having shops that encourage the local producers. There are tribal handicrafts, accessories, and types of tea to be sold at these shops, and almost all of them have some kinds of souvenirs (such as fridge magnets) to sell, especially for the tourists. If you are willing, you may also talk with the vendors and see what's happening with their businesses currently.