Lampang Tourist Attractions:
| Lampang Province is one of the oldest and most exciting tourist
destinations of Thailand. It is rich in archaeological evidences reflecting the
evolution, history and culture of ancient Thai and Burmese civilizations.
Located in northern Thailand on the banks of Wang River, Lampang Province is divided
into 13 districts. More...
Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
Situated 20 kilometers from the town of Lampang on the top of a small hill is one of the most beautiful and enchanting temples in Thailand known as Wat Phra That Lampang Luang.
Believed to have been constructed in 1486 during the reign of Queen Chamathewi of the Lanna Dynasty, this temple is one of the ancient wooden buildings in Thailand that houses some of the finest murals of that period. The exquisitely carved interiors of the temple make Wat Phra That Lampang Luang one of the best examples of Northern style religious architecture, also known as the Lanna-style of architecture. More...
Lampang Elephant Conservation Center
Located in Thung Kwian Forest Park in the Hang Chat district of Lampang province is the Thai Elephant Conservation Center, which is considered by many as one of the most remarkable and thrilling tourist destinations in Thailand.
The Thai Elephant Conservation Center was established with the objective of protecting the rapidly depleting Thai elephant population and preserving local traditions for future generations. As a result, the center was renamed in 2002 as the National Elephant Institute, Lampang. The Thai Elephant Conservation Center functions under the veterinary section of the Northern Timber Work Division of the Forestry Industry Organization. More...