Lampang Walking Street or known as Kad Kong Ta is location at Old Chinese Street which in the past was the popular market among Lampang People.. This walking Street is much smaller than Walking Street in Chiang Mai, but this has lesser foreigners so if you want to stay away from the tourist, this is very suitable for you..
Lampang Walking Street or Kad Kong Ta is Known for historical trading Zone over 100 years ago. The trade began along the bank of Wang river and later become center of trades. The buildings and houses werw built with the mixed of Western,Burmese-Thaiyai and Chinese styles.
In 1916 after the railroad system which connected Lampang to other cities was completed,the trading along this zone had declined.People who lived in this area had moved to settle close to the railway station and developed a new community called “GowJow”
However,Today this charming architectural has returned to its old memories and is one of the most visited, impressive and memorable spots where various handmade goods are sold.
Interestings / Valuable Properties !
Food, cloths, gift shop, Music, handmade goods and etc
How to get there ?
- Kad Kong Ta is located nearby Lampang City where is surrounded by hotels or guesthouse so the tourist can walk to this market easily..
- It can be reached by private car from any where in Lampang and there are plenty of car park..