Lampang is a city with about 120,000 inhabitants ( including the suburban area ) .The province of Lampang is located in the northern region of Thailand, about 80 km south of Chiang Mai and 600 kilometers north of Bangkok. The city is surrounded by forests and a scenic mountain landscapes. It is also common to see horse-drawn rickshaws used as carriers and human transportation.
Lampang has a relatively dry climate and move to the last monsoon showers in October , cold air masses from Siberia in the period up to mid-February night temperatures below 10 degrees Celsius. Winter is usually very dry, sunny, clear and quite pleasant during the day and cool at night. Summer usually starts from March until June, with temperatures up to 40 degrees centigrade. During the rainy season, there are afternoon showers often. Rainy season in the north of Thailand is like a nicer summer in Germany .
The mass tourism, which is characterized by Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai is unknown in Lampang, tourists usually come only for a short stopover .
Attractions : Wat Phrathat Lampang Luang , Wat Phra Kaeo Don Tao , Wat Sri Bunrueang, Wat Pa Fang and Wat Phra That Chedi Sao which literally means “the temple of Twenty Chedis” .
The train station in Phichai was built 1906-1912 by German architect Karl Dohring. Also, the Thai Elephant Conservation Center Lampang is located north of Lampang.
The Riverside restaurants in Lampang especially those that serve tuna pizza.