When we start the renovation project, we would intentionally like to give the old house uniqueness in Lanna design and identity to be Baan Mai Kradan Lifestyle Hostel after this project finished.
In 1296 AD, King Mang Rai built a new city called Nopburi Sri Nakornping Chiang Mai or today’s Chiang Mai, where he lived until his death. By then Chiang Rai had become the city for the crown prince.
From Phaholyothin Road Turn Left at "Por Khun Meng Rai" Monument (Turn Right if you come from the airport) to Uttarakit Road, then Turn Right @ the first traffic light (API Square at your left hand side) to go to Srikerd Road.
CEI doesn't have public transportation service. You have to book for car rental in advance or look for Airport Taxi costs around 300 baht to go down town.
Chiang Rai is a northern province that has a long history. It was originally part of the Yonok Chaiburi Sri Chiang Saen Kingdom established by King Singhnawatkuman whose name has become the name of the kingdom’s capital city.
There are plenty of galleries in Chiang Rai, however, most of them are located quite far from one another and it’s impossible to visit them all in one day. It’s therefore recommended to decide which galleries to visit and choose a route carefully. It is also important to remember that for most Lanna art, much of the inspiration comes from Buddhism.