Dating back to the 13th Century Chiang Mai is rich in cultural and religious history, as the former capital of the Lan Na kingdom it contains innumerable temples and shrines. As Thailand's 'City of Culture' Chiang Mai hosts many festivals and is famed for its Loy Krathong, Songkran and Flower Festival celebrations. With world class universities, including Chiang Mai University - the first university outside of Bangkok and Payap University - the first private university in Thailand, Chiang Mai hosts a large number of students both Thai and International. With its rich culture and temperate climate, Chiang Mai is magnet for tourists and retirees alike. These pressures have seen Chiang Mai Property market grow rapidly and happily it has maintained its old world feel rather than transforming into a concrete jungle. Beautifully finished traditional wooden Thai Salas (Houses) with tastefully architected modern Villas and Condominiums provide you with a challenging choice of great Real Estate options to Buy, Rent for an extended period or for a Holiday Rental. And don't forget to explore the many handicraft villages that surround Chiang Mai.Listing on PropertyThailand.co.th is 100% free. Click here to list your Chiang Mai properties now.