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ด้วยความศรัทธาเชื่อมั่นในมรดกทางวัฒนธรรมอันล้ำค่า ขนบธรรมเนียมประเพณีอันงดงามอย่างมีเอกลักษณ์ จึงได้พยายามอนุรักษ์ฟื้นฟู ภาพแห่งอัตลักษณ์ ต่อเจตนารมณ์เพื่อสืบทอดด้วยความภาคภูมิใจในความเป็นคนไทย Monfai preserves the precious cultural heritage of the Lanna Kingdom. A magnificent culture, rich in traditions, Lanna culture embodies the spirit of pride in the people of Thailand.


Rampad Kotkaew built Monfai to create a unique place that can only be termed a living museum. Weddings, corporate functions, school programs or birthday parties.  Come to enjoy the cultural experience and the Lanna hospitality with your group or by yourself. Monfai is open to the public from 8am to 5pm. index


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Monfai has a Guest House and a fine restaurant offering you the flavours of the North. Great food, great coffee and friendly staff will make your visit to Monfai even more pleasurable. We are open every day from 8am to 5pm. For bookings into our rooms please contact. Contact us on 064-1948-216, or index





Lancome Apartment

Lancome is a modern style hotel that gives you all the comforts that you would expect plus Lanna hospitality. The hotel is only a minutes walk from Monfai and thus convenient for visitors of weddings and other functions.

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Ne-Na contemporary Artspace

Ne-Na Contemporary Art Space is an artist-run residency program in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. The program gives artists the opportunity to develop and expand their work and engage in intercultural exchange amidst a supportive network of local and international artists. Ne’-Na invites and welcomes artists to learn about the traditional northern Thai (Lanna) culture, and to explore possibilities in sustainable, self-sufficient living. The residency program is a platform for international artists to negotiate the traditional and popular art and culture of Thailand through their works. Contact Shukit Pomongol index





Monfai activities

Monfai offers a wide range of activities teaching participants the arts and craft of Lanna culture. The activities include music, dancing, dressing up in traditional Thai clothing, cooking classes and much more. Our dedicated staff will make sure that you learn and make something to take home as a memory. Half day or full day we serve a traditional
Thai cuisine meal. Whether school classes or adventure holiday makers, large groups or small parties, we have a exciting range of activities. Get in touch with us at info@monfai.com

Monfai Lanna weddings are a very special affair drawing on the customs and tradition of the Lanna Kingdom. Traditional ceremonies, dressing up in Lanna clothes and the Kantok market give every wedding that sepcial something.

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Lanna fashion spans 8oo years drawing inspiration from its 5 provinces as well as influences from Burma and China.
Monfai prides itself to have the largest Lanna costume department in Thailand. Whether from the country or the Royal Palace our clothes are authentic and will give the wearer that special feel of an era gone by.
Monfai can dress up 1000 people from children and adults. The clothes are always a fun addition to any event.

Kantok market is the traditional Lanna style cuisine with many small dishes making up a most delicious banquett.

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Monfai is dedicated to teach the arts and craft as well as customs of the lanna culture to the next generation. Monfai is proud to be hosting a number of international schools and organisations as well as Thai schools to teach students about the Lanna culture. Students get immersed into the culture by dressing in traditional clothes enjoying Kantoke market food and learn the arts and craft of Lanna.
It is always a funfilled day that leaves a smile on the faces of the students.

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Over the last 25 years Arjan Rampad Kothkaew designed and buld many museums in Thailand. Many museums either dedicated to Abbots or museums celebrating and sharing the culture of a particular region where created with the direct support and influence of Arjan Rampad. In fact Monfai itself can be seen as a Living Museum. It incorporates the architecture of 5 regions that make up the Lanna kingdom. Monfai is build from mostly salvaged timber and will take you back 200 years.
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Monfai has been a film set a number of times for Thai and international productions. Go to our link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcbYBZsklGQ

Monfai has been invited many times to stage major events taking the Lanna hospitality and kantoke market to many places. From Seacon Square, Bangkok to the Mathematic Olympiad staged in Chiang Mai, the Monfai staff transforms every space into a magical market. By sharing Lanna, the culture of the North stays alive.

At Monfai we offer a state of the art conference facility that offers room for up to 150 participants. Overhead projector and free wi-fi as well as delicious Lanna lunch make this a unique venue, giving participants a change from the more ordinary conference facilities.