1 Day Floating Temple Chalerm prakiat Lampang province + Ceramic Museum + Baan Ta, local fresh market. Chiang Mai Tours
Hlighlight of the trip.
A trip in a day to Lampang with Floating Temple, Chalermprakiat Temple on the lime stone mountain. Overlook the view from the floating temple with the wonderful pictureque. Visit the ceramic museum as Lampnag is the famous produding good quality ceramics. Visit the fresh local market where the locals sell whatever they find from the surrounding in the jungle.
Pick up from your hotel at 8.00 am. And heading to Lampang province. Heading to the magnificent floating temple known in Thai as “ Chalermprakiat Temple ” or “ Phu Pha Dang Temple ” by the locals. The temple which float high on the lime stone mountain. Temple started in 2004 and finished in 2015. The temple was built the commemorate of Kung Rama 4 th of Rattanakosin dynasty’s 200th anniversary. We must navigate an 800 meters climb through iron stairs some as steep as 35 degree angles to reach to the pagodas. However it is worth to climbing up, you are going to feel fresh with the lovely view above. After the floating temple, Chaleomprakiat, continue the trip to Srisatchanlai, the old of the historical site for the kilnt and the old building site. See the beautiful old architect and buildings as well as the old chedis spread in the old historical site for you to enjoy and taking photos. One of the famous site with the pottery in the northern Thailand. After the floating temple, lunch in the local restaurant for you to fill in your energy. After that visit to Dhanabadee Ceramic Museum is a museum in Lampang, which was established by Phanasin Dhanabadeesakul, whose ancestors were the first group that built a ceramic factory in Lampang. The museum shows many pieces of ceramic artworks and, of course, production zones. At production zones, you will see how those ceramic bowls are made. After all, Lampang is known as ‘town of ceramic’. As soon as you visit this museum, you will know that it’s real. Those popular chicken-patterned bowls are also based in Lampang. There are many exhibitions of them at the museum. According to the information, chicken patterned ceramic bowls were started about 60 years ago. At first, when Ruamsamakkee Factory, the first ceramic factory of Lampang, was established, production wasn’t launched easily, as there weren’t hi-tech industrial machines. However, chicken-patterned bowls have been popular. Later, even Ruamsamakkee Factory was closed, Dhanabadee Factory was established instead. Still, chicken-patterned have been best sellers. There patterns have been developed. The production has been modernized. Everything has been better and better. You will learn their history through real bowls, photos, texts, and cute figures. There are also a souvenir shops. Therefore, if you want to purchase some chicken-patterned bowls for yourself, just get inside and choose your favourite ones. The last stop before reaching Chiang Mai, stop by Baan Ta fresh local market with the local people who find the fresh vegetables, herbs and things they could find from the surrounding to survive. Then heading back to Chiang Mai with safe and sound.
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