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has the legendary dated back by about 1,400 years.
This ancient town was formerly called Hariphunchai.The first ruler
was Queen Chamthewi who was of Mon extraction. In late 12th
century, King Mengrai overran the town and later on integrated it
into the Lanna Kingdom.
Lamphun city is only 26 kms from Chiang Mai and should be a
part of the travel program. It has ancient temples and Thai culture
as well as several handmade items such as silk and cotton fabrics,
native clothes, wood carving, etc. Lamphun is the most famous
producer of longans.
..Wat Phrathat Hariphunchai
Wat Phrathat Hariphunchai (With Titles)
How to Get There :
Rebuilt : April 8, 2005
Updated : March 1, 2008