Chiang Mai Lantern Festival or Loy Krathong Chiang Mai or Yi Peng is an original tradition of Lanna people in Chiang Mai. Which hold on the Loy Krathong day of other provinces
At the same time, Chiang Mai Lantern Festival 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
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
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.
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)
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.
Inside the church beautifully decorated with Yi Peng lamps.
Within the temple area, The area of the back of the church which enshrined the large pagoda.
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.
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.
The viewpoint from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is still popular with tourists.
This is the addition for beauty and a resting point for tourists as well.
Yi Peng Festival
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.
The beautiful atmosphere on Yi Peng traditional day at this temple
In addition, the Loi Krathong procession and the beauty queen parade in Chiang Mai are the beautiful, wonderful and great event as well.