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Amphoe Mueang, Lamphun
The Phra Nang Chamthewi Statue, located in the NongDok public park 1 kilometer from the provincial city hall,celebratesthe first ruler of Hariphunchai city-state. The queen was said to have been a skillful, moral and brave leader, learned in the Buddhist ways. The Haripunchai queen is credited with spreading the Buddhist culture and religion in the surrounding lands and in her kingdom, resulting in the area’s economy and development booming to this day. His Royal Highness the Crown Prince personally presided over the opening of the memorial in 1981.
The memorial is open for public viewing 24 hours a day, every day. For more information, call 0 5324 8604 or 0 5324 8607.