Chiang Mai is a beautiful place with warm hospitable people. It is a fascinating land of mist- shrouded mountains and productive valleys. Chiang Mai is also predominantly a religious destination with over 1,100 Buddhist Temples and monasteries.
It flaunts the traditional Thai arts and handicrafts all over its market place. Chiang Mai is 700 year old city deeply rooted to its culture and tradition. It boasts its own distinguished dialect, architecture, costume, music and definitely cuisines. Chiang Mai has successfully blends its traditional natural charm and old culture with modernization.
Chiang Mai is lovingly called "The Rose of The North" as it is a tourist's paradise. Tribal Museum in Chiang Mai is an interesting place to visit in Thailand. Till the year 1998, more than 1,000 examples of traditional crafts from the hill tribes had been positioned in a small museum at Chiang Mai University.
Now the traditional arts and handicrafts are being showcased in a modern three-story building situated by the lake inside this park. Here, you will discover farming implements, colorful embroidery, weapons, hunting traps and an assortment of musical instruments. The Museum also displays a collection of photographs of various members of the royal family generously contributed in some important community-building work to bring about social development for the hill-tribe people in the region.
Tribal Museum features the cultures and daily lives of the hill tribe people of Thailand's north.
This is an ethnology museum displaying he native culture of 9 hill tribes including Karen (Kariang), Hmong (Meo), Mien (Yao), Lisu (Liso), Akha (Iko), Lahu (Musoe), Lau,Thin, and Khamu and also including the minority tribe of Malabri. Each tribe flaunts distinguish identity and culture.
The museum showcases ways of life, culture, beliefs, and wisdom of the tribes, which have been rationally conveyed through artistic matter displayed in the museum.
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