The Martyrs' Memorial Hall in Mae Salong

Martyrs’ Memorial Hall

For an in-depth overview of local history, head to The Martyrs’ Memorial Hall on the southern approach to Santikhiri (Mae Salong). The museum has three main buildings, starting with an exhibition of KMT political & …

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Santichon Chinese Village - Great Wall

Santichon Village

Santichon Village: Yunnanese Cultural Center Santichon is a district west of Pai, and for visitors the name is synonymous with the showcase Yunnanese Cultural Center. Santichon Village is quite picturesque, well worth a photo stop …

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Yun Lai Viewpoint

Yun Lai Viewpoint

On the hill behind Santichon Village is a great viewpoint where you can look east across the valley. The Pai river winds through the valley past soybean, rice, lychee and many other crops. In Winter, …

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Mae Salong Chiang Rai

Mae Salong

The amazing district of Mae Salong is centered on the town of Santikhiri. The town is populated by the descendants of Kuomintang (KMT) soldiers who were unable to evacuate to Taiwan after losing to the Chinese communist …

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Ban Rak Thai

Ban Rak Thai

Ban Rak Thai is a remote village in Mae Hong Son Province, right next to the Myanmar border. This yet another of the several Yunnanese towns to be found in Chiang Rai and Mae Hong …

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