With its provincial capital just 26 kilometers south of Chiang Mai, Lamphun is a small province of 4,506 square kilometers.
Renowned for its productive lamyai orchards, its quality hand-woven silk and cotton, and its enchanting old-world charm, Lamphun has a long history and it is memories of this which hold the greatest attraction for travelers.
The town of Lamphun was originally the centre of the Mon Kingdom, know as Hariphunchai and believed to have been in the late 7th or early 8th century AD.
Hariphunchai National Museum
Located almost opposite Wat Phrathat Hariphunchai on Inthayongyot Road …
Address: Inthon Yongyot Rd., Nai Mueang, Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun 51000
Wat Phrathat Hariphunchai
Situated in the center of town, Wat Phrathat Hariphunchai dates from the early 12th century …
Address: Thanon Rop Mueang Nai, Nai Mueang, Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun 51000
Octagonal Ratana Chedi at Wat Ku Kut (Chama Thewi)
Ratana Chedi was found by Pha-Ya Sapphasit in 12th century A.D. …
Address: Chamadevi Rd, Nai Mueang, Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun 51000
On the road parallel to the old city wall to the west of town, Wat Mahawan houses the image of Nak Prok which …
Address: Moo 3, Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang Lamphun, Lamphun, 51000
Wat Phra Yuen
Notable for its Ku Chang Ku Ma Chedi which is surrounded on four sides by standing statues …
Address: Wiang Yong, Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun 51000
Wat Chama Thewi
Commonly referred to as Wat Ku Kut, the temple on the Lamphun San Pa Tong Road is believed to date from the 8th or 9th century …
Address: Moo 5 Chammathewi Road Ton Thong Mueang Lamphun Lamphun 51000
Phra Nang Chamma Thewi Statue
Situated in the Nong Dok Public Park, the statue honours the first ruler of Hariphunchai.
Ban Nong Chang Khuen
This is the most famous longan growing area in the country, some 8 km …
Address: Mueang Lamphun, Lamphun
Suthewa Rusi Statue
In front of the town Hall, the statue relates to a legend that a rusi, or ascetic, was the actual founder of Hariphunchai.