Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Chiang Mai , Thailand

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King Mengrai founded the city of Chiang Mai (meaning "new city") in 1296, and it succeeded Chiang Rai as capital of the Lanna kingdom. The ruler was known as the Chao.

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2 comments:

Encyclobanknotes, Encycloworld Heritage Postcard said...

beautiful postcard :)

Christine H. said...

This is such a colorful, fun postcard - another place I would love to visit.