Contact: Amphoe Mueang, Lamphun Tel. -
Another historic site related to the town’s ancient past is WatPhra Yuen. The Ku Chang-Ku Ma Chedi (or Buddhist stupa) at the temple is surrounded infourdirections by standing statues.
The Chedi itself is of the typical Thai cylinder-shape and commemorates Queen Chamthewi's war elephant – a creature crucial for a city-state’s then-military - and her son's graceful steed.
WatPhra Yuen is open daily from 8.00 am-6.00 pm. For more information, call 0 5324 8604 or 0 5324 8607.