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Wat Phra That Hariphunchai

Inthayongyot Road | Nai Mueang, Lamphun 51000, Thailand
+66 53 311 104
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Inthayongyot Road | Nai Mueang, Lamphun 51000, Thailand
+66 53 311 104
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

A beautiful temple and especially with the sunlight on the gold.It was a special day when we went and so very busy but this did add to the experience.There was a ceremony inside with a girls college chanting it was very touching.Beautiful inside.

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This temple is the landmark of Lamphun. Many people visited this temple once in their life. The temple was found in 1150 by a Hariphunchai King who was the first ruler of Hariphunchai Kingdom. The Chedi is the main part of this temple and allow...More

Thank NapasatkaT
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

On a Sunday, this temple has quite some visitors. The gold stupa is impressive. The tip has 9 layers which signifies it was being built by the King. Sala tree in the garden is in full bloom. And, the hall where monk hood is celebrated...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The crowds may take away somewhat from enjoying this sight to the fullest. If you have seen only a couple wats in this area, then do go. It is quite dramatic and has quite a bit of more ancient history to tell about.

Thank TomWall60
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stroll slowly and LOOK at what you see, and reflect. Beautiful art work and Budda statue; people praying, monk offering prayers and blessings. Vendors selling religious items, food, souvenirs. Tranquil. Take time and don't rush.

Thank aladdin_mp
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful attraction in Lamphun. The golden pagoda is very beautiful. Many people come to respect pagoda here.

1  Thank Farz_fy
Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's easy to visit Lamphun if you're in Chiang Mai. Take the minibus which runs every twenty minutes from Chang Peuk Bus Station or catch it en route at Worarot market next to the river. It's twenty-five Baht and takes about 40 minutes. Wat Phra...More

1  Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 20 August 2016

A wonderful visit on the way from Chiang Mai heading to the south. A beautiful temple with wonderful grounds to be seen.Few people here two take the time to enjoy the serenity of the area.

1  Thank JamHam
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Visited Lamphun from Chiang Mai by train and walked to Wat Phra That Hariphunchai. This was the day before the Queen's birthday and there were quite a few people about, but it is a large complex and so not too crowded. Very hot, you have...More

1  Thank Raelene H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Large complex of buildings surrounding a very golden pagoda. There is an ancient pagoda to one side. 20 Baht entrance fee. There is a small souvenir mall across the street

1  Thank FlyingInternational
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