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Lucky time to visit in October, quaint town, very historical!

The monument is dedicated to a ruler of Lamphun, when it was Burma. Invaders came, were held off... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
1alwaystraveling
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Richmond, Virginia
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historical local heroine

Near the moats on the southwest part of the old town, this park reflects the continuing cult of the... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
blackeaglejim
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

The monument is dedicated to a ruler of Lamphun, when it was Burma. Invaders came, were held off, and later returned and only to burn everything to the ground but the main stupa. The city was then deserted for over 200 years. It’s a wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1alwaystraveling
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Near the moats on the southwest part of the old town, this park reflects the continuing cult of the Mon Queen Chamathewi, the 9th century founder of the city and state that ruled most of northern Thailand until conquered by Lanna in the late 13th...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank blackeaglejim
Reviewed 27 February 2018

So it's a small park in the corner of the old city. There isn't too much going on in the small space, but the wall behind the statue provides a nice, quick summary of Lamphun/Hariphunchai's history. Come night time, the area already becomes a great...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PathsUnwritten
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The area dedicated to a queen who added a lot towards towards the history of Lapmphun It is small but the statue is the most pleasing one I have seen. You can imagine how beautiful she was and how well liked.There were lots of floral...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 11 March 2017

It's a place to visit if you are in Lamphun. Here is the first queen who was the great ruler of Hariphunchai Kingdom. The location is in the downtown of Lamphun, easy to find. I was looking forward to visiting Lamphun and visiting her past...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank napasatkat2018
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The is an open air location dedicated to Queen/Princess Chamthewi who ruled ancient day Lamphun area. There are texts on marble slabs behind the statue giving us brief information and history of Lamphun's ancient kingdoms and how it relates to modern day Thailand. It may...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Soe-Photo
Reviewed 25 April 2016

In the center of Lamphun city near the market you find this. The statue of the Princesses who grounded Lamphun and her horse and elephants.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Since it is an open air monument of a female king of the ancient Kingdom, Haripunchai (located in the heart of Lamphun), you may plan your visit in the evening. After your visit, you can visit the food courts nearby or a fresh market at...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Khaninb
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

I spent half hour looking for it. It is now housed in a white hut. Underwhelming. Don't waste your time.

Thank John J
Reviewed 13 October 2014

There really is some interesting history behind this modest statue. Queen Chamthewi was, according to legend, the first monarch of the Haripunchai kingdom. This kingdom was one of two important Mon kingdoms in the history of Thailand: the other was Dvaravati, usually though to be...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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