Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

It could be tough. The downtown area has limited sidewalks or smooth pavement, requiring you to walk in the street or on bumpy/narrow sidewalks. Most restaurants, smaller shops, etc. are not handicap accessible. If you stick to the malls and more upscale hotel restaurants, it might be easier as these are more likely to be built to Western standards of accessibility. - Mar 2019


Chiang Mai would be a real challenge to navigate for someone with a disability. Sidewalks, where they exist, are peppered with holes, cracks and street dogs. Most buildings are not wheelchair accessible. - May 2007


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