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Phra Nang Chamthewi Statue

Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang, Lamphun, Thailand
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It's a park with a little extra

So it's a small park in the corner of the old city. There isn't too much going on in the small... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
PathsUnwritten
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Bangkok, Thailand
Do stop here when in Lamphun

The area dedicated to a queen who added a lot towards towards the history of Lapmphun It is small... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
918teresah
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang, Lamphun, Thailand
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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
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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

Thank Raymond W
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

This is just a statue of a woman of local historical significance. It means nothing to a non-Thai. There's also a reconstructed Khmer-style wall behind the statue. Give it a miss, or go in and have a rest (but it is usually too hot in...More

Thank FMoz
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