Shopaholics will be spoilt for choice in Chiang Mai! Long known for its skilled artisans, Chiang Mai’s handicraft shops and factories produce silverware, lacquerware, woodcarving, ceramics, weaving, textiles, and a plethora of other local products.
Chiang Mai has also become a centre for production of fine décor and design products. There are many areas where there are boutique showrooms to peruse such products, or the serious buyers can visit warehouses directly.
Recently, a large number of shopping malls have opened up boasting many international retail outlets, making Chiang Mai a shopping paradise for those looking for both local as well as imported items.