Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
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Operating time: 08.00 - 17.00 น.
Some 20 kilometres to the southwest of town in Ko Kha district is Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, a paradigm of temple building of Lanna. The temple itself is prominently sited on a hillock surrounded by wall.
The entrance arches, called Pratu Khong, is adorned with fine plaster designs. The wall-less main Vihan houses a bronze Buddha statue called the Phra Chao Lan Thong.
To the back is a golden Chedi in Lanna architectural style containing a Holy Relic. Also in the back is another Vihan with beautiful murals on wooden walls, said to be the oldest in the North. The temple also has a large collection of ancient wooden utensils.
How to get there Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang is located in Tambon Lampang Luang, around 18 kilometre from town. Take the Lampang-Thoen Road and turn at Km 586 toward the Ko Kha District Office. Then, turn right for 2 kilometre and take an entrance turn for 1 kilometre. A blue bus service to the temple is available in town on Rop Wiang Road.
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