Wat Phra That Lampang Luang (Lampang)

Wat Phra That Lampang Luang (Lampang)

  Wat Phra That Lampang Luang (Lampang)

Some 20 kilometers to the southwest of town in Ko Kha district is Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, a paradigm of temple building of Lanna. The temple itself is prominently sited on a hillock surrounded by walls. The entrance arches, called Pratu Khong, is adorned with fine plaster designs. The wall-less main vihan (ordination hall) houses a bronze Buddha statue called the Phra Chao Lan Thong. At the end of vihan (ordination hall) is a place where golden chedi in Lanna architectural style containing a Holy Relic situated. Also in the back of the temple, there is another vihan (ordination hall) with beautiful murals on wooden walls, said to be the oldest in the North. The temple also has a large collection of ancient wooden utensils.

 

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