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Lit up for Loy Krathong and Yi Peng

Any other time of the year and this may feel like any other bridge, however during Loy Krathong and... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Sarah I
London, United Kingdom
lively, best place for lantern festival

we went there on the lantern festival day and there were local street food shops around. Since it... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Any other time of the year and this may feel like any other bridge, however during Loy Krathong and Yi Peng it is something else. Beautifully lit up. It is the most popular place to release sky lanterns from just be careful that they don't...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 9 November 2017

we went there on the lantern festival day and there were local street food shops around. Since it is the only lace in Chiang Mai that the government allow to float the lanterns, the place is packed, yet the lantern experience was magical. So if...More

Thank AO393
Reviewed 2 August 2017

nothing so special or extraordinary about this bride. it is just a short distance across. the good thing is they have a pedestrian lane for those walking or cycling. it is built over the Ping River. one side is new city and the other is...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Although nothing special about the bridge itself it is a useful spot to take photos of the river and central Chiang mai. It provides a reference point for locating yourself in an unfamiliar city - especially as the main tourist information office is at the...More

1  Thank Wingfield73
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Just shortly before crossing this Nawarat Bridge, I had already crossed the Iron Bridge. And between this two bridges, this was obviously the larger of the two. The bridges takes one across the Ping River from the West (where the Chiang Mai Old City is)...More

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This bridge connects two good areas to visit in CM. It's also one of the main viewpoints for the Flower (Feb) and Loi Krathong light Festivals (Nov). You can see Wororot Market excellent for bargains. Opposite bank is the design street ( art galleries) with...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

If you are feeling like a bit of exercise, a good early morning or evening walk is to be had by walking across Nawarat Bridge and walking along the banks of Chiang Mai's Mae Ping River, recrossing the river further downstream at the Iron Bridge....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a nice, wide bridge to walk over the Ping River and head toward Tha Phae Gate about 1 kilo ahead. Built for a large amount of traffic, it is a major artery to the old city. It is also a nice place to...More

Thank JamHam
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Nawarat is one of the biggest engineering and construction firms in Thailand so presumably they built the bridge and with all due modesty had it named after themselves in perpetuity. For all that it's a pretty average sort of bridge.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

From this bridge you get some nice views of the river and the iron bridge, it's nothing spectacular but if you walk down the river you see lots of locals fishing. A nice place to pass time.

Thank Phil T
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