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Wat Chamthewi Temple

Moo 5, Chamthewi Road | Nai Mueang, Lamphun, Thailand
+66 53 248 604
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Relax your time here

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

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Pupae S
beautiful historic building

The building is just stunning and it is amazing how well the reliefs have survived.So different... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Moo 5, Chamthewi Road | Nai Mueang, Lamphun, Thailand
+66 53 248 604

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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.

Thank Pupae S
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

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 10 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

Thank NapasatkaT
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

Thank Raelene H
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

Thank Soe-Photo
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

Thank Dale63
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Lamphun is one of the oldest cities in Thailand. Hence it is not surprising two of the oldest temples are in this town. Wat Chamthewi is one of them. It has an interesting very old Chedi with several Buddhas on each tier. There are also...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Wat Chamthewi Temple is on the western side of Lamphun. Not a nary tourist in sight, the compound is quiet with the ancient Kukut Chedi greeting you as you enter. Behind, there's a small museum of a venerated monk. The various sections of the wooden...More

Thank JoshShoeString
Reviewed 27 November 2015

What Chamtewi temple is situated about 1.5 km to the west of Wat Haripunchai. Take a right at the traffic lights at one corner of Wat Haripunchai and then follow the road. Special attraction is the old chedi with standing Buddhas. But have a stroll...More

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The oldest temple in the northern of Thailand, around 900 years ago by history documentary that have beautiful Hariphunchai the ancient siam arts and architectures with high art details.

Thank Est. T
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