Lamphun Travel Guide

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    Lamphun Fort
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  • Queen Chamadevi Lamphun
    Queen Chamadevi Lamphun
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    The Famed Phra That Haripunchai Pagoda
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Lamphun Highlights

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     It's peaceful & quite Town full of history 

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     Other than the history and Longan there not much others activities 

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     For those who love history and wats, this is the place 

Lamphun Things to Do

  • Oldest City Of Northern Thailand

    Rent a motor cycle and head to Nawarat Bridge, cross the bridge, turned to the first right junction and head straight the main road, both side of the road you noticed tall Yang Trees, that's route 106 to Lamphun, just forty-five minutes drive and within the journey there are plenty of activities and things to see, your feelings tell you it's a...

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  • Ku Chang Ku Ma

    The two stupa's Ku Chang and Ku Ma are not among the most impressive. It is the legend told about them which is a reason for visiting. Chammathewi, the first queen of Haripunjaya (the present Lamphun) had two sons, Mahayasa and Indaravara. Because of her good deeds the gods presented the queen with a white elephant, which she in turn gave to her...

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  • Tha Nang City Gate

    This is the north-eastern city gate, known as Tha Nang gate. It is a reconstruction of the original gate, as all city walls and gates have long disappeared.The gate stands very close to Kuang river bank. We wonder whether the river has become wider or this is not the original location of the gate.

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  • Khun Tan railway tunnel

    When you go by train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, at 1.5 hours from your destination you pass trough the longest train tunnel of Thailand, the Khun Tan tunnel. After passing through the 1352 metres long tunnel, most trains make a stop at Khun Tan station. Construction of the tunnel took six years of blasting through granite rock and is said to have...

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  • Longan Festival in Lamphun

    Every year in August before mother day.. There are big Longan Festival.. a long parade start from City hall to the main stadium. Many activities such as Longan contest, beauty contest, parade contest. Lamphun is well known for Longan City.

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  • Learn massage, foot reflexology, and...

    Where I stayed for less than $35. by nomimusic , 4 more photos Send Photo to a Friend I want to start by saying this endorsement was not solicited, but I would like to share this experience that I stumbled upon, and it was an experience of a lifetime. While traveling in Lamphun Thailand, a friend suggested that I visit the Massage School that I am...

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  • Hariphunchai Temple

    Wat Prathat Hariphunchai or Hariphunchai Temple was founded by King Athidthayaraj (one of Jamadhevi Dynasty) in 17th Buddhist Century. The Chedi contained some of Loard Buddha relics. It's a sacred temple with beautiful Lanna Acchitecture.Hariphunchai Kingdom(Lamphun) is oldest than Lanna Kingdom(Chiang Mai). At Hariphunchai Temple they said Jedee...

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  • Wat Phra Yuen

    Wat Phra Yuen means " Standing Buddha Status Temple" Another ancient temple in Lamphun. The Ku Chang-Ku Ma Chedi at the temple is surrounded on four directions by standing statues. The Chedi itself is cylinder-shaped and commemorates Queen Chamthewi's war elephant and her son's steed

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  • Khuntan natural park

    Not only historical places to visit, Khuntan is very well knowned for natural places. The Khun Than mountain range of the Doi Khun Than National Park forms a natural boundary between Lamphun and Lampang provinces. At Khun tan you can find the longest rail tunnel in the country, which is 1,352 metres long and takes five minutes to traverse.You can...

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  • Horoscope

    At queen Jamadhevi monument, there are few of fortunetellers. Do you belive in predestination or not? I'm the one who belive 50 / 50.

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  • Jamadhevi Temple

    Ancient achictecture. There are no record about the foundation year. It's the place for holding ceremony after Queen Jamadhevi was died.

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  • Queen Jamadhevi Monument

    Queen Jamadhevi , the founder of Jamadhevi dynasty. Her monument is situated infront of Lumphun city market.

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  • Samlor Tour

    If you come to Lumphun , i suggest you to take Samlor or 3 wheel cycle which can found every where in Lumphun city. Lumphun is like Chiangmai, there are moat in square and wall city at corner. then take Samlor around the city. Price start from 10 baht up to the distance.

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  • Supannarangsi temple

    Located on the South of Phra That Hariphunchai temple.This temple was built in Burmese style especially for Chedi where full-decorated with stucco.

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  • Ton Kaew temple in Vieng Yong area

    Ton Kaew temple located in Vieng Yong area, the East of Lumphun city.This temple have 1 ruin chedi in Lanna style.

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  • Chedi Mae Krua

    Located in Phra That Hariphunchai temple.This chedi called Chedi Mae Krua means chedi of female cook. It assumed to be built in the same period as Phra That Hariphunchai temple. But it was began by the female cook who 'd like to dedicated the chedi to this temple,that 's why it 's a bit small. The chedi have 5 spires decorated with stucco and some...

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  • Haribhunchai National Museum,Lamphun

    The museum collects a big collection of Lanna period including Stone Inscription,Hariphunchai objects,Lanna objects from ancient time to Rattanakosin time. Guide and bookshop are available.Open 9.00 am-4.00pmClose Mon -Tue and national holidaysAdmission fee 30 B

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  • Kukut or Jamathevi temple, Lumpun

    The temple was built in the 8th century by the son of Queen Chamadevi or Haripunchai period (before Lanna period ). 2 brick chedis believed to be the oldest Mon architecture in the North. One ,a stepped square Chedi similar to monument at Polonnaruva in Sri Lanka,with a row of Buddha images on each side and steps. This style 's hardly find in...

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  • Wat Phra That Hariphunchai

    Wat Phra That Hariphunchai is the right place to enjoy feeling of being in a Thai temple. There are no crowds at all. The atmosphere there is very different from Wat Phra Kaew or Doi Suthep were you are feeling like in museum (which is also ok, of course) not in the real temple.

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  • Lamphun National Museum

    This is a small museum, which hosts many religious artefacts-mostly from their temples. It will take you around 20 minutes to go through the museum. If they have an exhibit-it will take longer. When we were there we saw a great exhibit about a Thai man, who drove his vespa from Thailand to Europe. Very interesting. If you are interested, here is...

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  • Wat Mahawan

    This is a newer looking wat. This temple wasn't in our guidebook, but we checked it out since it's on the way to wat chama thewi (wat kukut). The large bot is framed by brightly colored large nagas.

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  • Wat Chama Thewi (Wat Kukut)

    At this wat, there is an interesting Hariphunchai chedi, which supposedly was built around the 9th century. Originally built as a Dvaravati monument and rebuilt by the Mon.

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  • Wat Phra That Hariphunchai

    This wat is built on the grounds of the former site of Queen Chama Thewi's palace. The temple lay vacant for many years until Khruba Siwichai, one of north Thailand's most famoust monk started renovations in the 1930s. The highlight of the complex is the chedi suwan, dated around 1447 is syled after the Hariphunchai period. The chedi is around 46...

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  • Wat Phra That Hari Phunchai

    This temple was built in 1651BE. by King Athitayaraj who reigned Hariphunchai Kingdom.He built the most sacred chedi and housed the great relic inside. As the most important Chedi ,so many Kings came for rebuilt and renovation again and again.But the lastest style is in Lanna styel which covered with gilded gold. Others interesting things are :...

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Lamphun Restaurants

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    Kuay Tiew Mu Tun Lamyai is a kind of noodle pork soup, it's special menu as they put some Lamyai or Longan one kind of famous fruit in Lamphun.

    Favorite Dish: Kuay Tiew Mu Tun Lamyai

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Lamphun Transportation

  • bus from Chiang Mai

    From Chiang Mai you can go to Lamphun by public bus or by sawngthaew. The bus station for Lamphun bus is in Eastern side of the city. But ask the ticket seller to tell where you want to go off the bus. Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, for example, is very far from bus station. Back to Chiang Mai you can go by bus from Lamphun bus station, but there are...

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  • take blue songtaew

    The cheapest way to get to Lamphun or back to Chiang Mai is by blue songtaew. From chiang mai-you get one by the Ping river by the bus station. They drive by, just wave your hand and find room in one. From Chiang Mai, Lamphun is the last stop-so you don't have to worry about price. The ride takes around 45 mins to one hour.

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Lamphun Off The Beaten Path

  • Statue of Khruba Siwichai

    Who was Khruba Siwichai? All Lanna Thai people will readily tell you. He is perhaps the most famous monk who ever lived in Northern Thailand. Born in the south of Lamphun province, he dedicated his life to the development of the living conditions and the spiritual advancement of the Lanna Thai people. Therefore he is considered a saint and the...

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  • Phratat Doi Hang Bat

    Approaching Lamphun from the north along road #1147 we drove to through flat country except for a lone hill on our left, close to the provincial border. From afar the shining white chedi on top of the hill attracted attention. This was the Doi Hang Bat pagoda.It is not known when the pagoda was built. The name Hang Bat refers to the story that Lord...

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  • Amulet " A GREAT ANTIQUE ITEM!!

    Lamphun is also well knowned for amulets collection call " Pra Rod".Thai people belive that powerful amulet can protect Bad Magic and Dangerous from Evil. Protecting oneself from Harm and securing good Fortune in Business affairs to the Owner. The oldest amulet is more powerful then it's more expensive.. some of them is incredible price..

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