Lampang Travel Guide - Wat Phra That Lampang Luang
A beautiful photo of Wat Phra That Lampang Luang – Lampang Travel Guide

Introduction to Lampang Travel Guide

Also known as the second largest province in the north, Lampang is a province in Northern Thailand that is rich in natural beauty. Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phayao, Phrae, Sukhothai, Tak, and Lamphun are neighboring provinces.

Lampang is a province with a history dating back over 1,300 years. The town was originally known as Kelang Nakhon before being renamed Nakhon Lampang. Nakhon Lampang was administered by the Khmer during the Yonok Chiang Saen era. It was then colonized by Burma and Chiang Mai under the reign of King Thonburi. In 1892, Lampang was established as a province in Thailand during the reign of King Rama V.

Lampang is a resort town in northern Thailand that retains a nostalgic feel. Tourists can start their journey within the city, which still uses carriages for transportation. This has become a province-wide distinguishing feature. There are numerous beautiful attractions and natural landscapes that await visitors.

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How to get to Lampang

Map of Lampang Province

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Top Attractions in Lampang

Wat Phra That Lampang Luang

An ancient Lanna-style Buddhist temple.

Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan

Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan

A beautiful temple perched atop the peaceful Doi Phra Chan mountain.

Tham Pha Thai National Park

Tham Pha Thai National Park

The national park that is home to the gorgeous Mae Kae Waterfall.

Chae Son National Park

Chae Son National Park

The national park is known for its caves, waterfalls and hot springs.

Northern Thailand - Lampang - Wat Chalermprakiat

Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat Phrachomklao Rachanusorn

An amazing temple best known for its ‘floating pagodas.’

Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao Suchadaram

Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao Suchadaram

An ancient temple with architecture influenced by Mon, Shan, Burmese, and Lanna styles.

Side Trips

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Lampang Travel Guide - Daibutsu at Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan
Daibutsu (Japanese-style giant Buddha statue) at Wat Phra That Doi Phra Chan – Lampang Travel Guide

Summary of Lampang Travel Guide

In summary, Lampang is an excellent stopover for visitors traveling by land from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. There are many things to do in Lampang for visitors who want to enjoy nature, culture, or history. This province is great for visitors seeking a less crowded and well-known destination. Still unable to make up your mind? Please feel free to visit any of Thailand’s other provinces:

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