Yi Peng or Loy Krathong Festival

Loy Krathong Chiang Mai, Yi Peng or Chiang Mai Sky Lanterns Festival tradition is an original tradition of Lanna people in Chiang Mai. Which hold on the Loy Krathong day of other provinces
At the same time, floating paper lanterns into the sky In addition, Chiang Mai has a great event every year. Which this year hold on 11-12 November 2019



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The recommended place is Phan Tao Temple. This temple has a lot of tourists, both Thai and foreigners, to attend the Yi Peng Festival. At the same time, both Chiang Mai province also organized the Yi Peng Festival. In addition, along the road will hang the Yi Peng lantern beautifully.
Travelers traveling to Yi Peng can travel to nearby places like Wat Phan Tao as follows.

What to do in Chaing Mai

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yi peng

Starting at Inthakin City Pillar Temple. Inside the temple is decorated with Lanna architecture. In addition, on a traditional day, the temple will arrange the worshiping items in the Krathong. And Yi Peng lamp For tourists as well.

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yi peng

After that, go to pay homage to the Three Kings Monument. While the Phan Tao Temple located nearby. Next, tourists can walk to pay respect to Chiang Mai City Pillar Shrine. (Inside, allow only men to enter)

Phra That Chedi Luang Temple

Phra That Chedi Luang Temple

After that, go to Phra That Chedi Luang Temple is the place where enshrined the Buddha’s hair and Buddha’s relics. In addition, this temple is the largest pagoda in Chiang Mai.

Phra That Chedi Luang Temple

Inside the church beautifully decorated with Yi Peng lamps.

Phra That Chedi Luang Temple



Within the temple area, The area of ​​the back of the church which enshrined the large pagoda.

Phra That Chedi Luang Temple

Phra That Chedi Luang Temple

Behind the pagoda, there is a museum that holds the relics of the monks who are Buddhist saints.
At the same time, has famous in Thailand, such as Luang Pu Man Phurithatto.

phra that doi suthep

After visiting Chedi Luang Temple Do not miss to go to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Travelers can travel by bus that is generally available.

phra that doi suthep

The viewpoint from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is still popular with tourists.

phra that doi suthep

This is the addition for beauty and a resting point for tourists as well.

Yi Peng Festival

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In the early evening in Chiang Mai, it is time to start the Yi Peng tradition. The recommended place is Phan Tao Temple, as mentioned above.

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yi peng

yi peng

The beautiful atmosphere on Yi Peng traditional day at this temple

yi peng

yi peng

yi peng

In addition, the Loi Krathong procession and the beauty queen parade in Chiang Mai are the beautiful, wonderful and great event as well.

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