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Doi Khun Tan National Park :

Doi Khun Tan National Park 
    Located amidst the lofty Khun Than mountain ranges in Northern Thailand is  one of the most beautiful and most enchanting national parks in Thailand known as the Doi Khun Tan National Park. More....

Mae Ping National Park - Lamphun Tourist Attraction 

Mae Ping National Park
    Spread over an area of approximately 1,000 square kilometers Mae Ping National Park is one of the most fertile forests in Thailand. It is renowned for its abundant collection of plants, wild animals and birds.  More....



Lamphun Tourist Attraction :

Lamphun National Museum

    Lamphun is a small town located 26 kilometers south of Chiang Mai.


      Situated inside Lamphun is the National Museum of Lamphun, a place that can be best described as one presenting the best glimpse of history and architecture prevalent during the ancient Haripoonchai Kingdom. Also known as Haripoonchai National Museum, the National Museum of Lamphun is located on Inthayongyot Road. The museum is present at the rear end of the beautiful Wat Phra That Haripoonchai Temple complex.

      Haripoonchai National Museum houses various objects, stone inscriptions, sculptures, images and art work that aptly displayed the culture, traditions, customs and lifestyle of people during the Haripoonchai Kingdom. The most interesting objects present inside the museum are the sculptures of Lord Buddha that have been sculpted in various art styles and belong to different eras. Prominent among these are the sculptures that are made in the Chiang Mai style and have certain distinct features of the Dvaravati period. Other artifacts that are present inside the museum include several old engraved sema stones, ancient manuscripts, tablets, bookcases, early inscriptions, and some vessels made of gold and silver. These vessels were supposed to have been used for the ceremonial washing of the Chedi as per Buddhist rituals. Apart from these, the museum also houses pre-historical human skeletons, and objects and art work that belong to the Lanna and Rattanakosin period. A separate chamber has been devoted inside the museum for the preservation of manuscripts and inscriptions stones written in Mon and Lanna scripts.

       The museum is open daily to public from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm except on Mondays, Tuesdays and public holidays. A visit to this museum is definitely worth it.

Lamphun National Museum




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