Sights & Attractions
DailyOperating time: 08.00 - 17.00
Tambon Lo, Amphoe Chun, Phayao
Tel. 0 5371 7433, 0 5374 4674-5
Category : Village, Community
Attraction Details :
Wiang Lo Ancient Town is in Lo Sub-district, 17 kilometres from Chun District along Highway 1021. At Ban Huai Ngio, there is a 12-kilometre dirt road to Ban Nam Chun. Wiang Lo is a large ancient town aged around 500-600 years in accordance with a stone inscription and sandstone Buddha images excavated within Wiang Lo. Moreover, inside the moat and city wall, there have been discoveries of approximately 10 ancient sites, as well as, 40 ones outside the city moat. The important ones are various abandoned temples. One of the ancient Phrathats and temples is Wat Si Ping Mueang near Wiang Lo where the Chun River flows into the Ing River. This location is; therefore, called “Sop Ing”.