:: Picture Lanna :: ภาพล้านนาในอดีต :: คุณบุญเสริม สาตราภัย
Find Picture of      By     
Main Page
:: Picture Lanna :: ภาพล้านนาในอดีต :: คุณบุญเสริม สาตราภัย
       
 
Picture trails Overview & history Boonserm Satrabhaya Lanna past through pictures Acknowledgements Add your pictures Links
  
Return to picture archives page  

Click on picture to enlarge



The arched gate to Ladda Land, Chiang Mai, 1969.
Boonserm Satrabhaya
Ladda Land; Chiang Mai
-

Ladda Land was a recreational park for Chiang Mai residents during the 20th Century. The private property of Ms. Ladda Phanthapha, was a green and shady park that was not too far from the city. Chiang Mai at that time had no other recreational parks. Therefore, on all weekends and holidays the park was crowded with families that came with their children for a picnic. Moreover, the park had lots of activities for people of all ages. It had the largest flower ad orchid garden in the Northern region. Elephant rides and mini-train tours around the park were available. Cultural shows were great and a sales attraction of the park was their makieang (a local red berry) fruit juice. The park was the first to produce it commercially. Furthermore, Ladda Land was used as the site to film the movie “Ngiew Rai”. Though Ladda Land is closed now, the garden still exists but it has been abandoned and is filled with untrimmed trees and shrubs. A rumor about the garden being haunted makes people afraid to go there. Only those who would like to experience spirits would dare to enter the place. However, there is no evidence that anyone actually found a ghost there. Some people say that the story was made up by some drug addicts who wanted to keep other people away. Anyway, since the construction of the 700 year stadium and completion of the six-lane Highway along the canal, people have started to move in and re-develop the area though the park is still abandoned. Meanwhile, the rumors about ghosts have slowly disappeared.
Chiang Mai University Library
Chiang Mai
ntic@lib.cmu.ac.th
Chiang Mai University. Information Technology Service Center
Chiang Mai
itsc@itsc.cmu.ac.th
Chiang Mai University, Funder
Usanee Thongchai, Advisor and project expert
1969
image/jpeg(.jpeg .jpe .jpg)
1 photo; black & white; 8x10 inch.
BS-CM-LD002
©Boonserm Satrabhaya
Saving or printing of all photos or contents are allowed only for research or study purposes. For other purposes, contact the Chiang Mai University Library for permission.
 
:: Picture Lanna :: ภาพล้านนาในอดีต :: คุณบุญเสริม สาตราภัย
สัญญาอนุญาตของครีเอทีฟคอมมอนส์
เว็บไซต์และฐานข้อมูลภาพล้านนาในอดีต โดย สำนักหอสมุด มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่ และสำนักบริการเทคโนโลยีสารสนเทศ มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่
อนุญาตให้ใช้ได้ตาม สัญญาอนุญาตของครีเอทีฟคอมมอนส์แบบ แสดงที่มา-ไม่ใช้เพื่อการค้า-ไม่ดัดแปลง
     
     
  Copyright © 2008 Northern Thai Information Center (NTIC), Chiang Mai University. All Rights Reserved.
239 Huay Kaew Rd., Mueang District , Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200
Tel. 0 5394 4514, 0 5394 4517
ntic@lib.cmu.ac.th