Podcast
Chiang Mai - Introduction
City : 
Chiang Mai
File Type : 
mp3
Language : 
English
Length : 
2:34 min.
File Size : 
4.73 MB
No. of Views : 
371
Chiang Mai literally means “new city”, although it actually celebrated its 700th anniversary in 1996. King Meng Rai founded the city as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom in 1296. Chiang Mai was also the cultural core of the Lanna Kingdom and the center of Buddhism in northern Thailand. Many of the temples founded by King Meng Rai remain important today and are in excellent condition...<br>