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Wat Chamthewi Temple

Moo 5, Chamthewi Road | Nai Mueang, Lamphun, Thailand
+66 53 248 604
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temple to an anciengt queen

This temple is dedicated to Chamathewi, the Mon princess from Lawo, today’s Lopburi, who founded... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
blackeaglejim
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Tour with a Difference!

We went on a tour arranged by the Center for Lifelong Learning of Payap University. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
Marie M
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Moo 5, Chamthewi Road | Nai Mueang, Lamphun, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is dedicated to Chamathewi, the Mon princess from Lawo, today’s Lopburi, who founded Haripunchai, now called Lamphun, in the late 9th century. About 1.5 km west of Wat Haripunchai, its most notable feature is the pair of old brick chedis first built in...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We went on a tour arranged by the Center for Lifelong Learning of Payap University. Our guide was Dr Ratanaporn, a professor of history. We had about two dozen people in the tour which left from Chiang Mai. We had two vans and the ride...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

It located a bit further out and you will need a car to get there. The Chedi and surrounding area was well kept. The principle Chedi is remarkable and worth a visit by itself.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The two main stupas of this remarkable temple are eight centuries old, the largest of which is adorned with some sixty statues of the standing Buddha. These are of the highest quality, both well preserved and the equal of those in Ankor Wat. The relatively...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This temple is near Wat Phra That Hariphunchai. This is a one of the historical place of Queen Chamdhevi.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The building is just stunning and it is amazing how well the reliefs have survived.So different from other Chedis as it is not gold covered. Worth seeing

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

It's the first place my friends and I visited when we were in Lamphun. The temple is easy to find and it's one of the famous landmark of Lamphun. The temple is built just to devote for the queen Cham Thewi and its named after...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Also known as Wat Jam Thewee and Wat Kukut, a major point of interest is the historical stepped chedi where the ashes of the first queen of Haripunchai (now Lamphun), Queen Cham Thewi, are enshrined. The chedi is believed to have been built around the...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

This temple is dedicated to Queen Chamthewi, who is believed to be first ever Mon queen in history. She was the ruler of ancient day Lamphun. The architecture of the old temple here is influenced by Mon culture. It is located just an hour drive...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

We went there by motorbike coming from Chiang Mai and we are glad we did it. The temple dates to the thirteenth century, but it was restored many times, so now it is a set of various schools of architecture but it is considered one...More

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