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Grand Canyon of Chiang Mai

GRAND CANYON Posted on: 19th February 2016

The Grand Canyon of Chiang Mai is a spectacular water flooded quarry and one of the most famous attractions in the northern Thailand. This quarry once was active and used to mine stones and sand, but it was flooded with water. Now it has become popular and attracts both, local and foreign tourists. People enjoy a picnic, barbecues, take pictures and even swim in the water. This place was named after the Grand Canyon of America as it looks a little like it. This natural space occupies less than a half square kilometer and it consists of many plateaus and rocks. It is a must visit place for those who are looking for some fun.

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Important Information

The Grand Canyon is about 14 kilometers from the city center and can be reached easily in a car rental from Chiang Mai. You can use your smartphone to reach the Grand Canyon. You will also find direction on the road. Recently, some tragedies have happened at this place when some people jumped into the water from the cliff under the influence of alcohol. The local authorities have also warned about the dangers of swimming at the Grand Canyon of Chiang Mai.

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