Wat Sri Long Maung is located at No. 80 Tah Kraw Noi Road, Sob Tui Sub-district, Maung, Lampang Province. It is in the south part of Lampang City. The back of the temple is on Mae Wang River. This temple was built in B.E. 2448 or A.D. 1905 by the Burmese Workers (Settlers) employed by the British Nationals who received royal concessions to do the teak logging in the North of Thailand.
Building temples or religious buildings which are spiritual holy places is important for both Burmese and Thai, we respect nature that gives us every things. For the people whose occupation was cutting the trees in the forest. They had to ask for forgiveness from nature. One way was to build the temple to make merit or donate goodness and beg holy spirits or holy things in the forest to protect themp from harms and dangers..
How to get there ?
- By driving from Lampang – Chiang Mai Intersection, you can follow the map below in order to get to Wat Sri Long Maung..
- By local taxi from Lampang Town you can take Song Taew ( The local Taxi ) to get there easily
- By making special arrangement from Chiang Mai to visit this temple and nearby temple.. You can contact us here… in order to make special itinerary with very reasonable price..