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The Thai - Burmese Border Gate, Mae Sai

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#11 of 44 in Sightseeing in Chiang Rai Province
Landmark Tourist Spot
Compare two different worlds with a trip to The Thai - Burmese Border Gate. The ornate gate crosses the river to connect Thailand with Myanmar. See for yourself the differences between the people, the cultures, the markets, and the temples. Explore the onsite market, where you can bargain for souvenirs. Each side of the gate has a healthy supply of tuk tuks available to take you on a tour of the border town. Sample the local dishes and see the monasteries and picturesque countryside. At night, the streets are lit up by traditional, decorative lanterns. Arrange to visit The Thai - Burmese Border Gate and other attractions in Mae Sai using our Mae Sai vacation builder.
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  • There's no reason for going there. there's nothing to see, nothing to do. You can cross over to the market in Tachilek and buy the same things that are for sale in Thailand (most of it Chinese-made ju...  more »
  • About 20 years ago when I was last here the border gate on the Thai side of the border was a small hut. My wife and I inadvertently passed it and walked all the way across the bridge of the river that...  more »
  • You can tour three countries from mae sai, cross the border into myanmar or take the boat ride to laos. After crossing the border into the myanmar , you can see many road side market stores and stores...  more »