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Long Neck Village
Chiang Rai Top 3 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.3/5
238 Reviews
Liked by 5
Open Open from 7:00am-7:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Baan Tong Luang | Mae Raem, Mae Rim 50180
Phone: +66-81-9933827

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The long-necked people in northern Thailand are one of the ethnic minorities on the Thai-Myanmar border. They fleeing the war in Myanmar and flooded into northern Thailand. They mainly settled near Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Mae Hong Son. Mae Hong Son is the largest settlement of the long-necked people. Long-necked people live in tall thatched huts. Girls have been winding copper rings around their necks, wrists, knees, etc. since they were 9 years old. The appearance looks like a circle of independent copper rings, but actually a solid copper strip. Yes, the length is changed once every two years, and there is no need to lengthen it until the age of 25 or after marriage. It is said that the copper bar can weigh up to 5 kg. There are many theories about the origin of this custom. Some people say that it is because the long-necked people think that the long neck is beautiful, and some people think that it is to prevent the beasts in the forest from biting.

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The Long Neck Village is located in the northern part of Thailand. Among them, the villagers’ long-necked ethnic group is one of the ethnic minorities on the Thai-Myanmar border. They settled in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai in northern Thailand to escape the war. The long neck is a branch of the Karen and is called the Batang in Thailand. The Batang girls are not only hospitable, but also very cute. From the age of five, the Ba Dang girl must wear a copper ring to raise the neck, and then raise it every two years until she is 25 years old.
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