Wat Sri Chum Lampang ‘Historical pride of the province’
Track the traditional Burmese architectures at Wat Sri Chum Lampang
Myanmar has been being attached to Thai history all long. The relationships include commercial and everyday-life relationships. Even nowadays, there are still some evidences left for new-age people to learn about. After all, Myanmar and Thailand is next to each other
These evidences include temples and architectures. Yes. There are many Burmese temples and architectures in Thailand, most of which are very old. Still, you can visit some with your friends and family.
An example for those is Wat Sri Chum Lampang. This is a well-known Burmese temple built by Uyo, a wealthy Burmese man who wanted to make merit, in the year 1893.
An outstanding appearances of the place is, it’s made of wood and concrete. The wood is very valuable, as it’s from forests in Myanmar. That truely preserves the value of the country. However, there are still carvings all over the temple, looking so glorious.
There are Burmese architectures around, certainly. You may haven’t seen a Burmese Lord Buddha statue, a Burmese vihara, a Burmese pagoda and lots more before.
You may make a wish when you get there, pay respect to the architectures, have sightseeing around, and take a lot of photos.
Wat Sri Chum Lampang is not very large, but surely it’s a nice place to spend some time alone or with people you love, taking a rest, think about something leisurely.
How to get there
Wat Sri Chum Lampang is located on Tippawan Road, Suandok District, Muang County. To get there, it will be best to begin with Sri Chum Intersection. That point will allow you to turn left to Sri Chum Road. Not so long, after continuing straight fro about 100 metres, the temple will be in your eyesight.
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