Posted by: kookkhu | July 20, 2010

Lampang, North, Thailand

Lampang, is situated on the right bank of Mae Nam Wang and lies 599 kilometers north of Bangkok at the junction of highways of Chiang Rai Chiang Mai, with an area of 12,543 sq.kms.It is administratively divided into 13 Amphoes : Muang, Chae Hom, Hang Chat, Ko Kha, Mae Mo, Mae Phrik, Mae Tha, Ngao, Soem Ngam, Sop Prap, Thoen, Wang Nua, and Muang Pan.Lampang lays claim to two unique features : it is the sole Thai town still using colourful horse drawn carriages as a means of everyday urban transport, and it claims to have the world’s only training school for baby elephants. Both attractions account for the bulk of Lampang’s Thai and foreign visitors.


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