Astronomy lovers get ready, a new park has opened in Chiang Mai! Princess Sirindhorn ASTRO PARK opened its doors in February 2020, and it is a great place to visit.
This park is complete with cutting edge technology and innovations based on astronomy and astrophysics, it is located on Cholpratharn road, Chiang Mai (about 2 kilometers from the 700 Years Stadium). The park includes an astronomy research and services centre, an optics laboratory, an instrumentation development laboratory and a planetarium 17 metres in diameter. This complex also includes a museum, an observatory, a convention centre and an amphitheater. It is fun for both adults and children.
Every Friday, from 11am to 12am, join an interesting and up-to-date astronomy lecture in English, in their modern amphitheater (ticket about 100 THB).
There is also a beautiful restaurant, called “Planet”, where you can enjoy coffee, tea and Thai dishes while gazing in wonder at the stunning views over the eight hectares surrounding the place.
PRINCESS SIRINDHORN ASTRO PARK :
260 Moo 4, T. Donkaew, A. Maerim,Chiang Mai.
053-121 268-9 Ext. 403