The San Pa Khoi market is a foodie’s paradise. It is unassuming and perhaps one of the lesser-known markets of Chiang Mai.
Don’t let that fool you though – the Thai food you will discover here are among the city’s best. Plus, they are all so affordable.
San Pa Khoi Market, Opening Hours & Address Location, Chiang Mai
Aside from tons of diverse, fresh local ingredients, herbs, and spices wander a little deeper and you might be surprised with what you find. Between the dozens of food stalls, there is an area that only locals know about: a maze of second-hand and thrift shops with incredible imported clothing at a fraction of the price. There are rare gems to be found here, so whether you are a foodie or fashionista, the San Pa Khoi market is definitely worth visiting.
Once you’re done making the rounds, shopping, and eating at the market, why not explore what the rest of the area has to offer? Since it’s conveniently located across the Wat Gate along Charoen Mueang Road, which is a quieter area of Chiang Mai and less touristy compared to Nimmanhaemin or the Old City, this quaint area offers several unique attractions.
Spend an hour or so strolling around the neighbourhood. There are cooking schools, cafes, restaurants, massage parlours, and charming little shops all waiting for you to discover.