Stroll the Nimmanhaeminda Road of Chiang Mai, and you will learn how chic the enclave is.
You will miss something if skip the program to visit the road. Nimmanhaeminda Road, or Nimman for short, is one of the liveliest pocket of the city. Situated close to Chiang Mai University, it is densely packed with a number of good shops and outlets that express the creativity and hospitality of Chiang Mai.
Late afternoon seems to be the right time to roam the pocket, when dwellers slowly wake up from the long night. There are a number of interesting shops that impresses customer with their signature products.
If you want the real taste of Chiang Mai, “Tong Tem Toh” is the right place to start. The Restaurant serves authentic Lanna cuisine. Mango Tango is the place for mango lovers. It can amazingly find mangos to serve you all year round. Mango Tango serves ice cream, pudding, smoothie, of course, everything has mango ingredient. Guu Fusion Roti and Tea serves various kinds and flavors of roti as well as tea that will keep you delighted all afternoon.
If you want to go deeper in tea, Tichaa is a special tea room you should not miss. It simply fascinates you with fragrant tea and intricate art of herbal infusion such as Northern Peak White Tea and Tranquil mountain Oolong Tea.
Health lover should dart directly to “Salad Concept” which has very fresh vegetables, various toppings, and dressing. Cold pressed juices, fresh fruit smoothie and homemade bread will make you for it.
Besides the chic shops, the pockets houses a number of designed hotels like the Artel Nimman with its signature slider, Bed Addict Hostel x Café for stylish backpackers and the boutique Hotel Yayee with very cozy vibe and roof top bar to oversee the city.
How to get there: Nimmanhaeminda Road is situation next to Chiang Mai-Lampang Highway, very close to Chiang Mai University.