CHIANG MAI : Demolition work began yesterday on a former women's prison in Chiang Mai's downtown area to pave the way for the construction of a religious park.
PRISON BREAK: Crowds gather to inspect a former women’s prison in Chiang Mai’s Muang district yesterday before it is demolished and replaced by a park to promote Buddhism.
A dismantling ceremony was held at 1pm yesterday. Members of the Rak Chiang Mai 51 group gathered at the prison compound and helped workers remove bricks from the prison's wall and buildings.
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